Young Chicago Authors

Cultivating young voices through writing, publication, and performance education.

Cultivating artistic voices, critical thinkers and civically engaged youth.

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Featured Event
Mar 19
Mar 19

Indy Finals

7-9:30pm @ DuSable Museum of African American History

740 E 56th Pl, Chicago, IL 60637

 The top 8 individual poets advance to the final round of our slam-style poetry competition. Join us for an evening of poetry by Chicago’s emerging literary talent from all corners of the city. Featuring a special half time performance from guest artist.

Upcoming Event
Feb 22
Feb 22

Crossing The Street

10am-1pm @ Tilden High School

4747 S Union Ave, Chicago, IL 60609

This event is centered around coaches and poets. This day gives them an opportunity to connect before the start of the competition. All participants receive official tee shirts and credentials for LTAB 2020. This year we have some wonderful activities planned, more details soon.

Upcoming Event
Feb 26
Feb 26

LTAB 2020 Preliminary Bouts

11am-8pm Columbia College

(Various Locations)

stretching over 2 weeks this first round of our slam-style poetry competition features performances by hundreds of youth poets from schools and community organizations from all sides of the city & beyond. Preliminary Bouts will be held at various times on Wednesdays - Saturdays.

TICKETS will not be for pre-sale, but available day of for $2. If you're interested in bringing a group of 20 or more email us at tickets@youngchicagoauthors.org

Upcoming Event
Feb 27
Feb 27

LTAB 2020 Preliminary Bouts

11am-8pm Columbia College

(Various Locations)

Stretching over 2 weeks this first round of our slam-style poetry competition features performances by hundreds of youth poets from schools and community organizations from all sides of the city & beyond. Preliminary Bouts will be held at various times on Wednesdays - Saturdays.

TICKETS will not be for pre-sale, but available day of for $2. If you're interested in bringing a group of 20 or more email us at tickets@youngchicagoauthors.org

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Young Chicago Authors transforms the lives of young people by cultivating their voices through writing, publication, and performance education.