Press Releases

April 2, 2014:National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa and Poetry Foundation President Robert Polito announce the 2014 National Finals of Poetry Out Loud, April 29‐30, 2014
May 1, 2013:Poetry Foundation and NEA Announce Langston Ward as 2013 Poetry Out Loud National Champion
April 30, 2013:Nine Student Finalists Compete for $50,000 at the 2013 Poetry Out Loud National Finals
April 9, 2013:Poetry Foundation and NEA Announce the 2013 National Finals of Poetry Out Loud
April 23, 2012:Poetry Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts Announce the 2012 National Finals of Poetry Out Loud
May 16, 2012:Poetry Foundation and NEA Announce Kristen Dupard as 2012 Poetry Out Loud National Champion
May 15, 2012:Nine Student Finalists Compete for $50,000 at 2012 Poetry Out Loud National Finals
May 2, 2011:Poetry Foundation and NEA Announce Youssef Biaz as 2011 Poetry Out Loud National Champion
April 14, 2011:NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman and Poetry Foundation President John Barr Announce the 2011 National Finals of Poetry Out Loud, April 28-29, 2011
April 28, 2010:Poetry Foundation and NEA Announce Amber Rose as 2010 National Winner of Poetry Out Loud
April 15, 2010:National Endowment for the Arts and Poetry Foundation Announce the 2010 National Finals of Poetry Out Loud
April 29, 2009:Poetry Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts Announce 2009 Winner of Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest
March 24, 2009:National Endowment for the Arts and Poetry Foundation Announce the 2009 National Finals of Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest
April 30, 2008:Poetry Foundation and NEA Announce 2008 Champion of Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest
May 3, 2007:Poetry Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts Announce 2007 National Champion of Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest
April 9, 2007:Poetry Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts Announce the National Finals of Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest
May 17, 2006:Poetry Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts Announce National Champion of Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest
May 11, 2006:Media Advisory for the National Finals of Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest
May 1, 2006:Poetry Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts Announce the National Finals of Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest
November 17, 2005:National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation Announce Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest