{HYP} Hamilton Youth Poets

HYP was created in order to give Hamilton youth a chance to have their voices heard, as well as to expose them to the world of linguistic art. Spoken word is a chance for youth to speak their minds!! Twice a year the slam is open to all ages and everyone who competes in the slam will earn points to compete in finals and to making it on to the team!

Slam: The face of Hamilton’s youth poetry scene

The youth that participate in the Hamilton Youth Poetry Slam are courageous, passionate, inspiring, funny, political and always evolving, said organizer, Nea Reid. The Hamilton Youth Poetry Slam is a competition where young poets perform their work on stage and have them scored by judges. The slam provides a platform for issues to be spoken… Continue reading Slam: The face of Hamilton’s youth poetry scene