Monthly Archives: May 2011

Youssef Biaz Wins 2011 Poetry Out Loud Championship


From a competitive field of more than 365,000 students nationwide, 16-year-old Youssef Biaz of Auburn, Alabama, won the title of 2011 Poetry Out Loud National Champion at the National Finals held in Washington, DC, on Friday, April 29. With his achievement, Biaz also received a $20,000 award and his high school, Auburn High School, received a $500 stipend for the purchase of poetry books. Continue reading

Advertisements
Posted in linguistic art junction, poetry rising, public art | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment