A resource for young poets,
writers and teachers
from around Connecticut,
the Northeast,the U.S.,
Our goal is to promote literacy
the power of written and spoken word.
We post information about Brave
New Voices /
The International Youth Poetry Slam & Festival.
We post links to writing contests
and youth-friendly publishing opportunities
1/20/14 ) of youth-friendly literary
primarily in CT and the Northeast
(send us info about your upcoming events and we'll post it).
CT/ CT National Youth Poetry Slam Team 2014
1ST Team Tryout
(of 4 tryouts)
Sunday, February 23rd @ The Buttonwood Tree in Middletown, CT
Sign-up starts at 2:45pm, Slam starts at 3pm
You must be between the age of 13 and 19 to tryout.
We need audience! We need judges! We need applause!
If there is any question due to the weather, please check back on this
UpWords Poetry on Facebook.
Any questions, upwordspoetry at gmail.com
Emily, Coree, Sophie, Evan,
What is a Poetry Slam you ask?
Rules are... And for the "incomplete" scoop...
Poetry is currently not accepting poetry for publication on the
If you'd like to comment on any previously featured work
or have ideas regarding the evolution of this
please email directly
In the Subject line write - UpWords Comment (or
it might get deleted).
Look forward to hearing from
you ... Elizabeth Thomas
/ Host and Poet
here for Poetry Archives