The New York City Youth Poet Laureate Program aims to identify young writers and leaders committed to creating change through civic engagement and poetic excellence. The NYC Youth Poet Laureate has the opportunity to apply to become the Regional and the National Youth Poet Laureate!
The top 5 winners earn a spot on the Urban Word NYC Slam team, win a paid performance and publication opportunities, and represent NYC at the Regional Poetry Slam.
The next Slam Season begins in February 2023.
Hai-Lin, Oluwatoyin, Stephanie, Tia, Jennifer