WANT to be the first ever LA YOUTH POET LAUREATE and WIN a deal to publish your first book?!
Urban Word Los Angeles is offering free poetry and spoken word workshops at various Los Angeles Public Library branches, and will be helping all teen poets (ages 14-19) prepare their poems and applications for the LA Youth Poet Laureate opportunity. Come write and prepare before the MAY 19 deadline.
Sean Baucom Slaughter (and special guests) will be the mentors for our program at Durant Library. He is a poet, emcee and founder of Poetree Brand, LLC. He has performed his poetry and one-man show across the country, and was a winner of the Brave New Voices International Teen Poetry Slam Finals.