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Teen Poetry Slam

"Kids Today" - The (Young) Poets Speak

Steve Heilig | Posted 06.30.2012 | San Francisco
Steve Heilig

Unless you have teens in your family or work with them in some capacity, it's easy to lose touch with what being a young person is like. This is one reason I try to go to the local Youth Speaks Teen Poetry Slam every year.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Greg Jacobs and Jon Siskel on Louder Than a Bomb

Dan Persons | Posted 07.23.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

I'm basically down with anything that celebrates language, but Louder Than a Bomb is something special. Here's my interview with directors Greg Jacobs and Jon Siskel.

The Super Bowl Of Poetry

Patrick Pressl | Posted 07.05.2011 | Arts
Patrick Pressl

Slam poetry is, in itself, a conundrum. Slams are competitions in which poets are judged by random audience members on their poem's content, delivery,...

Real Rahm, Fake Rahm, and Louder Than A Bomb

Jacqueline Edelberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jacqueline Edelberg

The creator of the infamous fake Twitter account, donated his reward to Young Chicago Authors, the subject of the powerful new documentary, Louder Than A Bomb.

Louder Than A Bomb: Slam Poetry Festival Allows Teen Poets To Shine

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Laurie Koblesky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit The tenth annual "Louder Than a Bomb" youth poetry slam exploded across the stage of the V...