Annual Youth Poetry Night hosted by Colorado Poet Laureate Bobby LeFebre
Submission deadline: October 19
Event: Saturday, October 23 @ The Sherbino. Doors at 6:00pm; Readings from 6:30 – 8:30pm.
Join Sherbino’s Open Bard Literary Series for a special poetry reading event featuring area youth! Students from grades 6 through 12, including those who homeschool in Ouray, San Miguel, and Montrose counties, are invited to participate. This event welcomes poetry of any style, subject, or form. We especially appreciate poems that surprise with fresh language and careful writing. We also welcome poetic recitations from individuals or groups of 2-3 people.
This year we have a special hosst- Colorado Poet Laureate Bobby LeFebre who will kick off the event with a reading before opening the mic to the students.
To enter, students should answer the following questions and attach their poems (no names on the poems, please!) in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is October 19, 2021:
– Title(s) of attached submissions (Max. 3):
– Will you read/ perform alone or in a group?:
Admission to Youth Night is free to all, though donations are greatly appreciated to support Sherbino’s mission, which includes creating a vibrant literary community for writers of all ages in Ouray County.
Saturday, Ocrtober 23
Doors at 6, Reading begins at 6:30
Entry by donation (suggested $10)