The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have joined to create a program to encourage youth to learn about great poetry through recitation. The deadline is Dec. 18 for high school student to register for Poetry Out Loud
, a competition
to promote the art of poetry.
A total of $50,000 in awards and school stipends are awarded at the
Wyoming's Poetry Out Loud State Competition is in Cheyenne, Mar. 7-8.
See here for more details.
*Feature photo: Maryland State Arts Council/Pitchengine Communities*