The Arts Council for Monterey County presents the 2021 Monterey County Poetry Out Loud Virtual Event this Saturday, February 6th!

This Saturday, February 6th watch High School students compete virtually for the Monterey County Poetry Out Loud Champion title! The virtual showcase will feature poetry recitation from 6 local high school students. Winners will be announced at the end of the show.Please mark yourself as ‘Going’ and support our local high school students. The County winner will move on to compete in the California Poetry Out Loud Finals in March 2021.

Click here to watch the event online!

This virtual event will be hosted by Garland Thompson, Jr. with a special poetry performance by local poet & CSUMB professor Daniel Summerhill.

The Arts Council for Monterey County is the Proud Partner and Host for Poetry Out Loud. Support for Poetry Out Loud comes from the National Endowment for the Arts, Poetry Foundation and California Arts Council. For further information, please contact Karyn Lee-Garcia, Programs Director, at karyn@arts4mc.org. 

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