Final Stage!

The people have spoken, and now Northeast Ohio's Top 12 youth spoken word artists will compete on one stage to determine the six youth who will represent Ohio on the national stage in Chicago this summer at the Brave New Voices Festival and Competition.

This event is FREE, but we anticipate a packed house, so please reserve your seat TODAY by visiting:

There will be NO OPEN MIC at this event, we are here to celebrate and lend our energy to the creation of the National Youth Poetry Slam Team!

Youth Finalists

1. Tiana Wilson

2. Juliette Walkuski

3. Raja Freeman

4. Mary Barrett

5. Katerina Carreon

6. Deija Vinson

7. Grace Yoo

8. Nick Vitello

9. Hailey Barnett

10. Madison Bean

11. Vance Goins

12. Hannah Sutton

Topics and language are not censored.

This is event is provided by Twelve Literary Arts in partnership with Cleveland Public Theater!

Special thanks to

Neighborhood Connections

Cleveland Foundation

The Happy Dog