Twelve Literary Arts 

An ecosystem for poets and writers of color 

One Mic Open Poetry Slam and After School Poetry Fellowship

One Mic Open is a program of Twelve Literary Arts that hosts a series of youth poetry slam workshops, open mic events for Northeast Ohio youth between the ages of 13-19.  One Mic Open is the sponsor-organization officially recognized by the Brave New Voices National Network.

The One Mic Open After School Youth Poetry Fellowship is the flagship program of Twelve Literary Arts’ after school and summer programming. The Fellowship accepts 25 youth from across Northeast Ohio for a  7-month experience, and is designed to develop youth as poets, scholars, teachers, and community leaders. The Fellowship is open to youth between the ages of 14-19.
For more information about the One Mic Open After School Poetry Fellowship and Poetry Slam Series contact:

Twelve Literary Arts Youth Education Director, Eric M. Odum

Juliette Walkuski, Fifth Runner-Up