Poetry Out Loud is a free national program sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. Poetry Out Loud encourages the nation's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and performance. This exciting program is now in its tenth year in New Jersey. To learn how to be a part of New Jersey Poetry Out Loud, click the Get Involved tab.
Thank you to everyone who watched the New Jersey Poetry Out Loud State Finals on March 13 at Princeton University
and cheered our State Finalists on through their amazing performances!
Congratulations to Beatrice Dimaculangan, State Champion, and Sara Zaat, State Runner-Up!
Watch Beatrice perform "The Universe As Primal Scream" by Tracy K. Smith: