February 9, 2010
Caught this in Poetry Daily‘s e-newsletter yesterday: The schedule for the Poetry Out Loud state finals has been set. To see the rundown by state, and for details regarding the national finals in Washington, D.C., go here. Last year, over 300,000 students competed in this recitation and performance competition, which “brings the oral art form to high schools in all 50 states” (as well as D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Read more about Poetry Out Loud here. And here’s a related video from last year that I found following links regarding the state competition here in Massachusetts:
All Poetry Out Loud events are free and open to the public.