2021 Poetry Out Loud Photos & Video for Media

The photos and videos linked below may be used for news stories about the 2021 Poetry Out Loud National Finals. 

  • Recitation photo credits: Screenshot by James Kegley from Poetry Out Loud national finals video submission
  • Student headshots: Photo courtesy of the student
  • Video credits: Courtesy of the National Endowment for the Arts

Video—Host Shaun Taylor-Corbett announces the winners of the 2021 Poetry Out Loud National Finals.

Photo—Video feed of Rahele Megosha being announced as the 2021 Poetry Out Loud National Champion. Photo by James Kegley

2021 Poetry Out Loud National Champion—Rahele Megosha (South Dakota):

2021 Poetry Out Loud 2nd-place Winner—Kendall Grimes (Tennessee):

2021 Poetry Out Loud 3rd-place Winner—Soojin Park (Alabama):

2021 Poetry Out Loud National Finalists:

Aidyn Reid (Colorado): Photos ǀ Video

Alexandra Rose Zaleski (Nebraska): Photos ǀ Video

Samuel Eluemunoh (Texas): Photos ǀ Video

Kaden A. Hughes (U.S. Virgin Islands): Photos ǀ Video

Irén Hangen Vázquez (Vermont): Photos ǀ Video

Ben Long (West Virginia): Photos ǀ Video