NBWC 7th Poetry Café
Calling all emerging Poets & Spoken -Word artists!
This is your opportunity to shine!
The audition winners will perform at the 7th NBWC Poetry Café on March 31, 2016.

Online submissions should be no longer than 3 minutes.
A live audition will be held for this event in February 2016.

Online submissions will be accepted through January 31, 2016.

This is a New Talent event.
No artists with books printed by mainstream publishing houses.
Criteria: Originality, Performance, and Content.
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13th National Black Writers Conference: "Writing Race, Embracing Difference", dates March 31 – April 3, 2016.
For more information visit www.centerforblackliterature.org.

Questions may be directed to Wendy Robinson at: treblumg@gmail.com

The Thirteenth National Black Writers Conference places the issues of race and difference at the forefront of the literature produced by Black writers. Through panel discussions, roundtables, readings, films and workshops, writers, scholars, literary professionals and the general public will gather over four days to discuss themes and raise questions related to how and whether Black writers write texts with race at the core and embrace difference in the aesthetics, belief systems, and politics, etc. in the texts they compose and in the issues they address in their writing.

Awards & Prizes

The audition winners will perform at the 7th NBWC Poetry Café on March 31, 2016 as detailed below:

NBWC Poetry Café
Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Co-Sponsored by Brooklyn Public Library
Central Branch
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238
718-230-2100
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Rules & Terms

This is a New Talent event.
No artists with books printed by mainstream publishing houses.
Criteria: Originality, Performance, and Content.
Online submissions should be no longer than 3 minutes.
A live audition will be held for this event in February 2016.

Online submissions will be accepted through January 31, 2016.