Connecticut Youth Poetry Slam

The Connecticut Youth Poetry Slam Finals are hosted and sponsored by The Bushnell. Workshops are led by The Bushnell’s master teaching artist, Elizabeth Thomas, in preparation for the event. These workshops provide high school students and teachers from across the State the opportunity to work with professional slam poets and focuses on creating and performing written and spoken word. Students also have the opportunity to audition for the One Word CT National Youth Poetry Slam Team which competes in the Brave New Voices National Competition.