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BNV 2014 Application

Please fill out the application if your local youth poetry slam team wants to participate in the International Youth Poetry Slam as part of the Brave New Voices Festival July 16-20, 2014 in Philadelphia, PA. Competing teams are made up of 4-6 youth and 1-2 adults. If your group wants to come to Brave New Voices as part of the festival but NOT compete in the slam, please identify yourself as a non-competing team.


Brave New Voices Trailer

All over the United States, a new generation of poets is emerging. Our HBO series captures teenagers picking up the pen and taking hold of the microphone with passion, intelligence, creativity, honesty and power.

Watch the trailer for the original HBO special Brave New Voices and then watch on HBO ON DEMAND. The poets perform some of their best stuff from start to finish. Watch bonus clips now online. Click post title to view.