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2014 Poets and Writers Festival

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Poets and Writers Festival

Come hear talented young poets and writers

share their inspiration and vision!

  • Poetry
  • Book readings
  • Flash fiction
  • Panel discussion
  • Short prose
  • Open mic

November 15, 2014

2:30 PM

Open Campus High School

400 Building

137 Spring Street

Jonesboro, GA 30236

Presented by

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The Poets and Writers Festival is a family-friendly environment,
and all open mic content must be appropriate to such an environment.

Youth Writers Workshop in South Atlanta!

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Calling all young writers!

Do you want to take your writing to the next level?

VerbalEyze Writers Workshop

October 18, 2014

(every third Saturday)

2:00 PM

Community Ground Coffee Shop

1297 Jonesboro Road

Atlanta, GA 30315

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Community GroundsAPSCarver and South Atlanta Clusters

Villages at Carver

Open call for it’s graphic! {shorts}

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Open call for the

it’s graphic! {shorts} anthology

Empowering young writers to say,
“I am my scholarship!”

See your work in print!

Become a published writer!

Earn royalties that can help
you pay for college!

In pursuit of its mission to showcase the talent of emerging writers and illustrators, VerbalEyze Press is publishing a new edition of the it’s graphic! {shorts} anthology.

We are accepting submission from writers and illustrators between the ages of 13 to 22 in any of the following genres:

comic, manga, graphic short story
graphic novella, graphic novel excerpt.

Please submit your manuscript(s) in doubled-spaced, 12-point, seriffed font (Times New Roman is preferred). All graphics should be grayscale or black and white. Please include a cover sheet with your name, age, current or most recent school/college attended, mailing address, and the title and genre of each manuscript. If you are submitting multiple manuscripts, include the cover sheet on only one manuscript.

Send your manuscript(s) to submissions@verbaleyze.org with “it’s graphic {shorts} Submission” in the subject line.

This is a standing open call.

Youth Writers Workshop in South Atlanta

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Calling all young writers!

Is writing something you love to do?

Do you want to take it to the next level?

The VerbalEyze writers workshop covers all genres including:

poetry, short stories, novels, creative non-fiction
songwriting, playwriting, screenplays

Every third Saturday
(Beginning March 16th)
1:00 – 2:00 PM

Salvation Army Kroc Center
967 Dewey Street SW, Atlanta GA

Come ready to write and stay for the open mic at 2:00!

Open Call for Young Writers Anthology

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Facebook CoverEmpowering young writers to say,
“I am my scholarship!”

See your work in print!

Become a published writer!

Earn royalties that can help
you pay for college!

In pursuit of its mission to showcase the talent of emerging writers, VerbalEyze Press is publishing a new edition of the Young Writers Anthology.

We are accepting submissions from writers between the ages of 13 to 22 in any of the following genres:

poetry, short story, non-fiction
songwriting, playwriting, graphic novel.

Please submit your manuscript(s) in doubled-spaced, 12-point, seriffed font (Times New Roman is preferred). Please include a cover sheet with your name, age, current or most recent school/college attended, mailing address, and the title and genre of each manuscript. If you are submitting multiple manuscripts, include the cover sheet on only one manuscript.

Send your manuscript(s) to submissions@verbaleyze.org with “Young Writers Anthology Submission” in the subject line.

This is a standing open call.

We are currently accepting submissions for the Spring 2015 edition.

Hone your skills at a VerbalEyze writers workshop!

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Calling all young writers!

(and those young at heart)

Is writing something you love to do?

Do you want to take it to the next level?

The VerbalEyze writers workshop covers all genres including:

poetry, short stories, novels, creative non-fiction
songwriting, playwriting, screenplays

Saturday, January 26th
2:00 – 3:30 PM

Riverdale Branch Library
420 Valley Hill Road SW, Riverdale GA
(770) 472-8100

Metro Atlanta Youth Poetry Slam

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Web SubBanner_PSMetro Atlanta Youth Poetry Slam 2012

Come see the best of Atlanta’s up-and-coming poets go head-to-head
in an evening of exceptional art and entertainment.

Saturday, March 17, 2012
7:00 PM

$5/Advance purchase; $7/Door

Clayton County Schools Performing Arts Center
2530 Mt. Zion Parkway, Jonesboro

Poetry and Spoken Word Honoring Dr. King

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Open call for poetry and spoken word submissions for a spoken word event honoring 
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 16, 2012

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
VerbalEyze is producing a spoken word tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We are looking for bright, young poets to give voice to their visions for society and the world as inspired by the writings of Dr. King.

We are accepting submissions from writers between the ages of 13 to 22 for two pieces based on each of the following formats:

  • Found poetry
  • Free verse poetry

For details on the found poetry format requirements click here. Submissions should be in manuscript form. Selected poets will perform their pieces at a live event.

Make your voice heard!

Send your submission manuscripts by January 6, 2012 to submissions@verbaleyze.org.

Southern Fried Slam – Young Writers Workshop and Showcase

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Southern Fried Poetry Slam

Young Adult Writers Workshop
and Young Poets Showcase

VerbalEyze is pleased to partner with the Southern Fried Poetry Slam to offer free workshops for young writers and a young poets showcase.  These workshops are conducted by top poets and writing coaches and focus on the art form and business of poetry. The showcase is an open event to any young poets who wish to showcase their work.

Writers Workshop
June 9th and 10th
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Young Poets Showcase
June 11th
10:00 AM

Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
967 Dewey St. SW, Atlanta GA 30310

Come ready to write!

Southern Fried Poetry Slam

Clayton County Writers Workshop

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This workshop has been suspended for the summer. Look for additional information on new workshop opportunities that will be posted soon or request to be put on our mailing list to stay informed of all the latest VerbalEyze happenings!

If you wish to host a VerbalEyze young writers workshop using our free curriculum materials and resources, please contact us.

VerbalEyze is conducting a writers workshop every second Thursday at 7:00 PM. The workshop is hosted at the Barnes & Nobel, 1939 Mt. Zion Road in Morrow, GA. Anyone who writes and is age 15-22 is welcome.