Auditions for the NBWC 7th Poetry Cafe: Sign-up ends Feb. 5

Calling all Emerging Poets & Spoken-Word Artists!

NBWC Poetry Café Auditions

Calling all Emerging Poets & Spoken-Word Artists!

This is your opportunity to shine!
A live audition will be held for this event in February 2016. Online submissions will be accepted through January 29, 2016.

This is a New Talent event.
No artists with books printed by mainstream publishing houses.
Groups and Individuals accepted.
Criteria: Originality, Performance, and Content.

When: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 (subject to change)
Time: 6:30 pm – 9 pm
Where: Edison O. Jackson Auditorium
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
1638 Bedford Avenue (Academic Building 1)

RSVPs for the live audition must be made by: FEB. 5, 2016
RSVP Below:

Guidelines:
At the live audition:
• Auditions are open to unpublished writers (via mainstream).
• Each performer will be asked to sign in upon arrival to confirm your space.
• RSVPs & Walk-in’s must sign up by 7 PM. (You are not guaranteed a spot. This is based on “no-shows”.)
• There is a 3 min. limit for each person/ group auditioning.

Subway directions to Medgar Evers College, CUNY: No. 2, 3, 4, 5 trains to Franklin Avenue station.

The audition winners will perform at the 7th NBWC Poetry Café on March 31, 2016.
13th National Black Writers Conference dates March 31 – April 3, 2016.

Online auditions:
Out-of-state participants may audition on-line:

Or copy and paste this link into your browser: https://filmfreeway.com/festival/NBWCPoetryCafeAuditions2016
Online submissions should be no longer than 3 minutes.

Very Important:
• All winners will be notified by February 26, 2016.
• You will NOT BE NOTIFIED if you have not been selected.
• If you live in the NYC area, we encourage the live audition. If you are certain you cannot attend the live audition, your electronic submission will be admissible.

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NBWC Poetry Café

Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Co-Sponsored by Brooklyn Public Library
Central Branch
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238
718-230-2100
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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