Here’s everything you want to know about the festivals Mass Poetry sponsors for students: Student Day of Poetry and the slam festival, Louder Than a Bomb.
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Need help funding travel to poetry events?
Big Yellow School Bus, a partnership between the Bank of America Charitable Foundation and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, provides $200 grants to help schools meet the transportation costs of educational field trips to non-profit cultural institutions and activities in the arts, sciences, and humanities across Massachusetts.
Student Day of Poetry — March 30
The Student Day of Poetry, sponsored by Mass Poetry, is separate this year from the Massachusetts Poetry Festival and will take place on the MIT campus on Friday, March 30. Register here for the coolest and most hands-on student field trip ever!
Louder Than a Bomb
Louder Than a Bomb is a teen slam festival, a friendly poetry competition where judges hold up scores after each performance. This year’s festival will follow the Student Day of Poetry (Friday, March 30) and will run through the weekend with the final competition on April 13.
A local student day of poetry at a Lawrence school
Read about a day of poetry where “every single kid is engaged!”