Brooklyn Reads

Grades 9—12
Schools Only
Sep 25, 2017—Jun 1, 2018

Through analyzing poetry and creating their own works, students gain confidence and strengthen their literacy and presentation skills.

Part of Education

Created exclusively for Brooklyn high schools, this spoken word program is designed to build students’ literacy through creative writing, poetry analysis, and individual performance. Teaching artists for the program, professionals in the world of spoken word, mentor participants in completing toward a final in-school presentation of their original work.

Applications accepted on a first come, first served basis. No applications accepted after Jan 31.

Presenting Sponsor:
Major Sponsor:

Leadership support for Brooklyn Reads provided by The Emily Davie & Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation.


Extended 14-week residencies available for special needs classes.

Contact 718.724.8067 for pricing and more information.