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Verselandia! East Side Slam

Thu, May 16, 2019 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
26000 SE Stark Street Gresham, OR 97030


Literary Arts’ Youth Programs presents the first annual Verselandia! East Side Slam. Cheer on high school students in your community as they perform original poetry in front of a panel of judges. Students from participating East Multnomah County high schools will be competing at this event.

Following the same rules as national poetry slams, students must perform original work without props, costumes, or music in front of a panel of judges and a live audience. Using a scale of one to ten, the judges will rate both the performance and the writing of each student.

Please note that high school students may use adult language and explore adult themes.

This event is free and open to the public. Please share with your community and join us in support of youth poets!


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