2023 Napa County Poetry Out Loud Competition

County Competition for Poetry Out Loud Being Held in Person for the First Time in Three Years!

The Arts Council Napa Valley Education Alliance (ACNVEA) is happy to announce that the national poetry recitation county competition, Poetry Out Loud, is being held in person for the first time in three years post-pandemic.

Quoted from the California Arts Council website: “Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education program that encourages the study of great poetry by offering free educational materials and a dynamic recitation competition for high school students across the country. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life. “

This year’s competition is open to the public and is being held at Lucky Penny Community Arts Center in Napa on Tuesday, February 21st, at 6:30 pm.