The Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival, powered by Youth Speaks, is the only festival of its kind. Every year, over 500 young poets, their mentors, and the nation’s leading artists and cultural workers convene in a different U.S. city for 4-5 days of arts education, artistic expression, and civic engagement.
This year, for the first time ever, Brave New Voices is coming to Houston, Texas July 18 - 21, 2018. Young poets from around the world will take center stage for an inspiring week of poetry slams, workshops, performances, and community building.
The Brave New Voices Festival provides access to public events. Come be a part of the full Brave New Voices experience.
Festival passes grant pass (100 available) holders access to/guaranteed seating at:
- Opening Ceremonies
- Coal + Ice
- Grand Slam Finals
- Brave New Workshops
- Brave New Leaders
- Late Nites
If you have more than four youth in your group, you must add an additional adult chaperone. Groups over four must have another accompanying adult.