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Virginia Youth Poet Laureate Competition Presented by Teens with a Purpose¬

A Black female teen with long red hair stands at a microphone. She is performing a poem.

VIRGINIA YOUTH POET LAUREATE COMPETITION PRESENTED BY TEENS WITH A PURPOSE

Saturday, April 6, 2024
12:00 PM-3:00 PM

REGISTER

Join Teens With A Purpose at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art for an afternoon filled with powerful spoken word performances by talented, young finalists.  

Witness the creativity and passion of Virginia’s youth as they pour out their hearts and truth. This event is a celebration of self-expression and artistic talent, so don’t miss out on this inspiring showcase of poetic prowess! 

About Youth Poet Laureate Program
The Youth Poet Laureate Program identifies youth writers and leaders who are committed to civic/community engagement, poetry & performance, leadership, and education. Youth will be published in a national Youth Poet Laureate anthology and a regional Youth Poetry Anthology.