Call for Poets with Disabilities for Poetry Slam

March 24, 2014

In celebration of the 24th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we are thrilled to seek poets with disabilities to participate in a Poetry Slam. We seek poets who can captivate, connect, and energize an audience. The call is open to poets of all ages living in New England novice and experienced who have a disability. Deadline for submission is June 1, 2014. The Poetry Slam will take place in Boston on July 23rd from 7:00 PM-8:00 PM at the Institute for Human Centered Design at 200 Portland St. Boston. 

All works must be original creations by the poet. Please insert two poems, a short bio, contact information, a sample of you reading poetry, and signature in the application form below.

Submit a completed application form to: David West, New England ADA Center
by June 1, 2014.  Please write ‘Poetry Submission’ in the subject line of the email.

Application Form (Word)