Register Now for #2018NBWC Poetry Cafe Auditions – January 18, 2018

#2018NBWC Poetry Café Auditions

Calling all Emerging Poets &

Spoken-Word Artists!

This is your opportunity to shine!

This is a New Talent event.
No artists with books printed by mainstream publishing houses.

Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 (subject to change)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Welcome Center
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
1650 Bedford Avenue (Academic Building 1)

RSVPs for the live audition must be made by: Jan. 12, 2018

RSVP Below:


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• Auditions are open to unpublished writers (via mainstream).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-ins must sign in by 6:30 pm. (Walk-in’s are not guaranteed a spot. This is based on “no-shows.”)
• There is a 3 min. limit for each person/group auditioning.

Groups and Individuals accepted.
Criteria: Originality, Performance, and Content.

The audition winners will perform at the 8th NBWC Poetry Café on

March 22, 2018

at the Brooklyn Public Library – Grand Army Plaza.

14th National Black Writers Conference:

Thursday, March 22 –  Sunday, March 25, 2018.


Medgar Evers College Students attend the National Black Writers Conference for FREE!

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

#2018NBWC Poetry Café

Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Co-Sponsored by Brooklyn Public Library
Central Branch
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238