In celebration of the 24th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we are thrilled to seek poets with disabilities to participate in a Poetry Slam. We seek poets who can captivate, connect, and energize an audience. Good presentation skills a must! The call is open to poets of all ages living in New England who have a disability. Deadline for submission is June 1, 2014. The Poetry Slam will take place in Boston on July 23rd from 7:00 PM-8:00 PM at the Institute for Human Centered Design at 200 Portland St. Boston.
All works must be original creations by the poet. Please insert two poems, a short bio, contact information, a sample of you reading poetry, and signature in the application form below.
Submit a completed application form to: David West, New England ADA Center [email protected]
by June 1, 2014. Please write ‘Poetry Submission’ in the subject line of the email.