What is Poetry Out Loud?
Poetry Out Loud (POL) is a national competition and curriculum that teaches literature, public speaking, text analysis, and memorization skills. Open to ALL high school students in Amador County. In Amador County, the competition and free poetry workshops are administered by the Amador County Arts Council in partnership with the California Arts Council. Through Poetry Out Loud we help students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life.
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Amador County Arts Council congratulates the 2023 Poetry Out Loud (POL) participants! Argonaut High Student Lillian Fawver took first place with fabulous recitations of "Harold and the Purple Crayon" by D. Gilson and "Broken Promises" by David Kirby. Fawver will...
Poetry Out Loud is sponsored in part by the Poetry Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and California Arts Council: California Poetry Out Loud.