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2022 International Poetry & Storytelling Festival

Watch the entire event here: https://www.facebook.com/WACHarrisburg/videos/5357853157592017 Students from the Harrisburg area and overseas submitted short stories and poems on this year’s theme: “We Shall Overcome: Covid & Social Unrest” Here are the Harrisburg area winners: First Place A country built on war, Preaching about peace A country built on stealing and looting, Preaching about charity …

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2013 Competition

1st Annual Poetry and Storytelling Gala Photos and video below, but first, our winners! Winners: First Place: The Words of the World There are heroes among men Blending in with the crowds They stand with their heads bent With their eyes lowered And backs stooped For they carry a world on their shoulders A world …

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2016 Competition

Thanks to our Sponsors for a Great Event! Here are the entries: Kate Foley (Second Place) Katie Trindell Lenora Perce Marissa Kopp (Tied Third Place) Nada Rahmouni Peace Okiye (Tied Third Place) Sarah Trindell Maryah Burney (First Place) Veda Chanda Tierra Woodford   Contest participants tried out an alternate form of poetry, African dance. More photos to come…

2015 INTERNATIONAL POETRY & STORYTELLING COMPETITION

THANKS TO ALL PARTICIPANTS IN THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL POETRY & STORYTELLING FESTIVAL AT TEMPLE UNIVERSITY HARRISBURG! Keynote Poets included Maria James-Thiaw, Harrisburg Poet Laureate Rick Kearns and Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore. Thanks to the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for Sponsoring the Event!

2018 Competition

2018 POETRY & STORYTELLING FESTIVAL  Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 6  p.m. January 16, 2018 Temple University Harrisburg  . 2018 INTERNATIONAL POETRY & STORYTELLING SPONSORS PENNSYLVANIA COUNCIL ON THE ARTS CONGRATULATIONS TO 2018 FINALISTS!   WINNERS OF 2018 INTERNATIONAL POETRY &  STORYTELLING COMPETITION FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FIRST PLACE: KATE FOLEY – HOME-SCHOOLED …

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