On June 5, 2022, Arizona’s 2022 Poetry Out Loud State Champion, Oscar Landa Samano, placed third in the final round of the Poetry Out Loud National Finals.
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On June 5, 2022, Arizona’s 2022 Poetry Out Loud State Champion, Oscar Landa Samano, will be among the nine contestants to compete in the final round of the Poetry Out Loud National Finals.
On March 15, 2022, Oscar Landa Samano of Coconino High School in Flagstaff won the title of State Champion at the 2022 Arizona Poetry Out Loud state finals.
Join fans of poetry and performance from across the state on Tuesday, March 15, for the live webcast of the 2022 Arizona Poetry Out Loud State Finals! Ten exceptional young people will compete for the opportunity to represent the State of Arizona at the Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington, DC.
This year, The University of Arizona Poetry Center will oversee the program in Arizona, taking over statewide administration duties from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the State of Arizona, which has administered the program since 2008.
Aliyah Chutkan, a junior at Xavier College Prep in Phoenix, is Arizona’s 2021 Poetry Out Loud state champion. Next month, Chutkah will compete against high school students representing each US state and territory for the title of National Champion.
With only a few short weeks remaining to register for 2021 Poetry Out Loud, we’re excited to share this video produced by the young creatives of RE:FRAME Youth Arts Center and Creative Youth of Arizona!
Poetry Out Loud invites the dynamic aspects of slam poetry, spoken word, and theater into the English class. Through Poetry Out Loud, students can master public speaking skills, build self-confidence and learn about their literary heritage.
Though the national finals were canceled this year, we invite you to join us in celebrating Sylvia Dale of Ganado High School, our 2020 Arizona Poetry Out Loud State Champion.
Sylvia Dale, a senior at Ganado High School in Apache County, will represent Arizona at the 15th Annual Poetry Out Loud national finals competition in Washington, DC, April 27 – 29, 2020. This was Sylvia’s third year competing at the state level.