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Last updated:  04/17/14

 

Welcome to UpWords Poetry!
 

A resource for young poets, writers and teachers
from around Connecticut, the Northeast,the U.S., the world.
Our goal is to promote literacy and 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
(updated 3/26/14)
and a Calendar
(updated 3/26/14 of youth-friendly literary events
primarily in CT and the Northeast
(send us info about your upcoming events and we'll post it)
.

And available now on your favorite eBook reader-
Janitor's Justice by David Jackson

New  OneWord CT/ CT National Youth Poetry Slam Team 2014  New

Finally...
The FINALS

WHERE:  The Bushnell in Hartford
WHEN:  Sunday, April 27th @ 3pm
(poets must arrive no later than 2:45)
No charge, but seats are first come, first serve

The top 5 poets will represent CT at Brave New Voices in July in Philadelphia!

We need audience!  We need judges!  We need applause!
These young poets will rock your world!

Any questions, upwordspoetry at gmail.com
and 'Like' UpWords Poetry on Facebook
 



Emily, Coree, Sophie, Evan, Olive
Team 2013

 

www.bravenewvoices.org
Past Brave New Voices
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What is a Poetry Slam you ask?  Rules are... And for the "incomplete" scoop...
 http://www.e-poets.net/library/slam/index.html 

Highlighted Poets and Events

 
Sunken Garden Poetry Festival announces: Fresh Voices Poetry Competition 2014
For more information call 860.677.4787 or email poetry@hillstead.org


UpWords Poetry is currently not accepting poetry for publication on the website.
I
f you'd like to comment on any previously featured work
or have ideas regarding the evolution of this website
please email directly to UpWordsPoetry@gmail.com.
In the Subject line write - UpWords Comment (or it might get deleted).

Look forward to hearing from you ... Elizabeth Thomas / Host and Poet



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