Poetry Out Loud National Finals

07:00 pm ~ 09:00 pm ET

Join us for the Poetry Out Loud® National Finals in Washington, DC, May 1–2, 2024! You can watch the competition live in person at Lisner Auditorium, The George Washington University, 730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC, or online through a one-time-only webcast at arts.gov/Poetry-Out-Loud. A total of $50,000 in awards and school or organizational stipends will be awarded at the National Finals, including $20,000 for the Poetry Out Loud National Champion.

The National Finals will take place at 7:00 p.m. ET and will culminate with the live announcement of the 2024 Poetry Out Loud National Champion.