A resource for young poets,
writers and teachers
from around Connecticut,
the Northeast,the U.S.,
Our goal is to promote literacy
the power of written and spoken word.
We post information about Brave
New Voices /
The International Youth Poetry Slam & Festival.
We post links to writing contests
and youth-friendly publishing opportunities
3/24/13 ) of youth-friendly literary
primarily in CT and the Northeast
(send us info about your upcoming events and we'll post it).
CT/ CT National Youth Poetry Slam Team 2013
The Finals at
The Bushnell in Hartford
After a day of student/teachers workshops
and a pizza luncheon
CT...here is your team!
Emily, Coree, Sophie, Evan,
These 5 poets will represent CT at Brave
in August, 2013 in Chicago...
All of the poets who performed were amazingly talented
and we wish we could have them ALL on the team! We
hope everyone stays in touch and attends future events.
If you have any questions, please
email me at
What is a Poetry Slam you ask?
Rules are... And for the "incomplete" scoop...
Poetry is currently not accepting poetry for publication on the
If you'd like to comment on any previously featured work
or have ideas regarding the evolution of this
please email directly
In the Subject line write - UpWords Comment (or
it might get deleted).
Look forward to hearing from
you ... Elizabeth Thomas
/ Host and Poet
here for Poetry Archives