Film, Video Poetry Slam: 2019 National Book Festival

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Title
Poetry Slam: 2019 National Book Festival
Summary
The Poetry Slam at the 2019 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C. included some of the nation's top youth slam groups from DC, Baltimore, and Salisbury, Maryland. Young slammers competed to be named the festival's top youth slammer by performing new works on books and reading. Elizabeth Acevedo, author of the National Book Award-winning novel-in-verse "The Poet X," emceed, and celebrity judges included poet and writer Julia Alvarez,DC poet Teri Cross Davis and author and illustrator Raina Telgemeier.
Event Date
August 31, 2019
Running Time
1 hours, 22 minutes, 47 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text
image

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