Slam Finals • July 21 • 7pm • Arena Theatre
Brave New Voices Festival
July 18-21, 2018 | Houston, TX
The Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival, powered by Youth Speaks, is the only festival of its kind. Every year, over 500 young poets, their mentors, and the nation’s leading artists and cultural workers convene in a different U.S. city for 4-5 days of arts education, artistic expression, and civic engagement.
This year, for the first time ever, Brave New Voices is coming to Houston, Texas July 18 - 21, 2018. Young poets from around the world will take center stage for an inspiring week of poetry slams, workshops, performances, and community building.
July 19, 2018 | 1:15PM - 2:30PM
Youth Writing and Performance Workshops are open to BNV participants and local young people 13-24 years old.
Two Decades Strong
A look back at 20 years of Brave New Voices, the largest youth spoken word festival in the world. Watch as young poets from Brooklyn to Bermuda take center stage to get free through the power of poetry.