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#Virtualandia! 2021: YOUTH POETRY SLAM CHAMPIONSHIP

#Virtualandia! 2021 is an exciting opportunity for students from eligible Portland metro area high schools to take part in a dynamic virtual slam poetry competition, and to win prizes like the title of #Virtualandia Slam Champion and corresponding $1,000 Visa gift card. Up to 300 youth poets will submit original work via video by midnight on Wednesday, March 31 to be reviewed and judged by a diverse group of artists and fans with a pulse on the literary scene. Ten poets will advance to our April 29, 2021 grand slam championship event. During the grand slam, these ten students will have their poems professionally recorded, aired, and scored by five judges in the typical Verselandia! tradition, identifying a top five and our next Grand Slam Champion. Tickets for…

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Submission Deadline: #Virtualandia 2021

#Virtualandia! 2021 is an exciting opportunity for students from eligible* Portland-area high schools to take part in a dynamic virtual slam poetry competition presented by Literary Arts. Competitors will take to the mic for a chance to win prizes including the title of #Virtualandia slam champion and corresponding $1,000 visa gift card. Up to 300 youth poets will submit original work via video by midnight Wednesday, March 31 to be reviewed and judged by a diverse group of artists and fans with a pulse on the literary scene. Ten poets will be selected to advance and qualify for our April 29, 2021 grand slam event. These ten students will have their poems professionally recorded and aired during the grand slam event to be scored by…

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Feedback Session #3 for Youth Slam Poets | #Virtualandia! 2021

Get 1:1 support from slam experts during 15-20 minute sessions whether you need support with writing, revision, performance, or anything else. Co-hosted by Julia Gaskill and Alex Dang. — Literary Arts will share feedback session sign ups soon. in the meantime, please add your information here if you’d like to be notified when they’re published: https://forms.gle/QYTm1mgt348QE1LG7 — Feedback sessions are free and open to all #Virtualandia students. These will be hosted via Google Meet. For questions about feedback sessions, please contact Emilly Prado, Director of Youth Programs, at emilly@literary-arts.org. — About the Competition #Virtualandia! 2021 is an exciting opportunity for students from eligible* Portland-area high schools to take part in a dynamic virtual slam poetry competition presented by Literary Arts. Competitors will take to the…

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Feedback Session #2 for Youth Slam Poets | #Virtualandia! 2021

Get 1:1 support from slam experts during 15-20 minute sessions whether you need support with writing, revision, performance, or anything else. Co-hosted by Jacque Dixon and Alex Dang. — Literary Arts will share feedback session sign ups soon. in the meantime, please add your information here if you’d like to be notified when they’re published: https://forms.gle/QYTm1mgt348QE1LG7 — Feedback sessions are free and open to all #Virtualandia students. These will be hosted via Google Meet. For questions about feedback sessions, please contact Emilly Prado, Director of Youth Programs, at emilly@literary-arts.org. — About the Competition #Virtualandia! 2021 is an exciting opportunity for students from eligible* Portland-area high schools to take part in a dynamic virtual slam poetry competition presented by Literary Arts. Competitors will take to the…

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Performance that Pops! a Youth Poetry Slam Workshop | #Virtualandia! 2021

Refine your performance chops in anticipation of #Virtualandia! and more at this workshop co-led by two amazing slam poets—Jacque Dixon, an educator and coach for our Brave New Voices team, and Jolly Wrapper, third place Verselandia! 2018 winner and Brave New Voices poet. Topics may include projecting your voice with confidence, extending metaphors, transitioning themes, memorization tips, body language, and anything in between. — RSVP HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtualandia-2021-workshop-and-qa-sessions-tickets-142756002045 — Workshops are free and open to all students. These will be hosted via Google Meet and led by talented youth and adult slam poets. For questions about this workshop, please contact Emilly Prado, Director of Youth Programs, at emilly@literary-arts.org. — About the Competition #Virtualandia! 2021 is an exciting opportunity for students from eligible* Portland-area high schools to…

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Feedback Session #1 for Youth Slam Poets | #Virtualandia! 2021

Get 1:1 support from slam experts during 15-20 minute sessions whether you need support with writing, revision, performance, or anything else. Co-hosted by Jacque Dixon and Julia Gaskill. — Literary Arts will share feedback session sign ups soon. in the meantime, please add your information here if you’d like to be notified when they’re published: https://forms.gle/QYTm1mgt348QE1LG7 — Feedback sessions are free and open to all #Virtualandia students. These will be hosted via Google Meet. For questions about feedback sessions, please contact Emilly Prado, Director of Youth Programs, at emilly@literary-arts.org. — About the Competition #Virtualandia! 2021 is an exciting opportunity for students from eligible* Portland-area high schools to take part in a dynamic virtual slam poetry competition presented by Literary Arts. Competitors will take to the…

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From the Page to the Stage! a Youth Poetry Slam Workshop | #Virtualandia! 2021

You’ve got the words, so how do you say them? This workshop will provide the author different methods for how to bring out the best performance out of themself and their poem. We’ll read and discuss a few poems, practice some fresh techniques together, and have plenty of time for questions. — RSVP HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtualandia-2021-workshop-and-qa-sessions-tickets-142756002045 — Workshops are free and open to all students. These will be hosted via Google Meet and led by talented youth and adult slam poets. For questions about this workshop, please contact Emilly Prado, Director of Youth Programs, at emilly@literary-arts.org. — About the Competition #Virtualandia! 2021 is an exciting opportunity for students from eligible* Portland-area high schools to take part in a dynamic virtual slam poetry competition presented by Literary…

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All About Slam! a Q&A Session | #Virtualandia! 2021

Learn about the slam poetry process, #Virtualandia, and ask any questions you have whether it’s about form, performance tips, or inspiration sources. This Q&A session will be led by local experts in slam poetry—Jacque Dixon, an educator and coach for our Brave New Voices team, and Jordan Wolmut, 2019 Verselandia! grand slam champion and Brave New Voices poet. Olivia Jones-Hall, Youth Programs Manager, will also be in the session to answer any logistical questions about submission, prizes, competition rules, or otherwise. — RSVP HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtualandia-2021-workshop-and-qa-sessions-tickets-142756002045 — All #Virtualandia programming is free to students. For questions about this Q&A session, please contact Olivia Jones-Hall, Youth Programs Manager, at olivia@literary-arts.org. — About the Competition #Virtualandia! 2021 is an exciting opportunity for students from eligible* Portland-area high schools…

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Pop Culture Poems! a Youth Poetry Slam Workshop | #Virtualandia! 2021

This workshop will take a look at the ways poetry and pop culture intersect. We will practice inhabiting the voices of fictional characters, historical figures, and celebrities when tackling important themes in the work we create – from the likes of Mario to Frida Kahlo, Beyonce to Jon Snow. Led by Julia Gaskill, this workshop will experiment with using pop culture in writing, particularly in slam poetry, and will also do a quick rundown on how to write a slam poem. — RSVP HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtualandia-2021-workshop-and-qa-sessions-tickets-142756002045 — Workshops are free and open to all students. These will be hosted via Google Meet and led by talented youth and adult slam poets. For questions about this workshop, please contact Olivia Jones-Hall, Youth Programs Manager, at olivia@literary-arts.org. —…

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