Young Poets Love Poetry Movement group meets monthly in Hampton

Young Poets Love Poetry Movement group meets monthly in Hampton

Young Poets Love Poetry Movement
Readings and learning for ages 12 through 21
For information on regular meetings, see story above

The group's annual “Poetry Slam” is on the schedule for Sat., April 13, beginning 6 p.m. There is a $5 fee to participate, and prizes will be awarded. Contact Marie St. Claire at mstclair@hampton.gov for information.

Hampton Roads Youth Poets

Are you a teen poet (13 through 19)? Do you want a chance to represent Hampton Roads at the Brave New Voices in Chicago this summer (as seen on HBO)? Here’s your chance to bring your best and compete!

Preliminary slam: Sat., March 30th from 2 to 4 p.m. at the VA Museum Of Contemporary Art, 2200 Parks Ave., Virginia Beach. 

Peninsula qualifying round: Sat., April 20th, 5 to 7 p.m., at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, 2410 Wickham Ave., Newport News. Go to facebook.com/events/145206502304716 for more information.

Grand Slam: TBD