IT’S BACK! City-wide competition! Calling all poets, writers, rhymers, coffee junkies and spoken word lovers for your words, dreams, applause and screams. Tucson’s hottest microphone open to all youth 18 & under. Cash prizes!

Featuring slam champion CARLOS CONTRERAS, coming all the way from Albuquerque, NM just to be at the TYPS! Hosted by Logan Phillips & Sarita Gonzales!

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SLAM WORKSHOP & Volunteer Meeting 5:00-6:30pm
Led by Carlos Contreras of Albuquerque, NM!

POETRY SLAM: 7:00-10:00pm
Signup at 6:30, open to all, bring two original poems
Featured poet: CARLOS CONTRERAS!
Slam hosted by Logan Phillips and Sarita Gonzales

1730 E Speedway, near the UofA, across from McDonald’s
extra parking behind the building and in the UofA lot on Cherry & Speedway

2011-2012 TYPS dates, every 3rd Saturday:
Sept. 17 • Oct. 15 • Nov. 19 • Dec. 17
Jan. 21 • Feb. 18 • Mar. 17 • Apr. 21

Sat. Apr 28, 2011, UA Poetry Center. Participate to qualify!
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The Tucson Youth Poetry Slam (TYPS) is a program of Ocotillo Literary Endeavors, and made possible in part by generous support from:

The Every Voice in Action Foundation, Bentley’s House of Coffee & Tea, UA Poetry Center, Tucson Pima Arts Council, YWCA Racial Justice Program / Nuestra Voz, the Arizona Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.