“Poetry Out Loud” National Recitation Contest, presented by the National Endowment for the Arts & Poetry Foundation and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, 2014 NJ Regional Competition for Bergen County, Hudson County & Passaic County. Monday, February 10, 2014, Bergen Performing Arts Center (BergenPAC), Englewood, NJ. Video of Matthew DeMarco of Dumont […]
This is a clip of Poetry Out Loud New Jersey State Champion of 2008 ljeoma Egekeze reading the poem “Walking Down Park” by Nikki Giovanni. Recitation and performance are major new trends in poetry. There has been a recent resurgence of poetry as an oral art form, as seen in the slam poetry movement and […]
2014 New Jersey Poetry Out Loud State Champion Natasha Vargas, from Lawrence High School in Lawrenceville, recites “Ecology” by Jack Collum.