Poet and volunteer team coach, Evan performs at ES Kid Voices at Headquarters Live! in Salisbury, MD

Poet and volunteer team coach, Evan performs at ES Kid Voices at Headquarters Live! in Salisbury, MD

Open Mics & Writers Workshops

Teens are invited to attend and participate in writers workshops and open mics. 

Wired: Writers Workshops

Every 3rd Thursdays of each month, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Fenix Youth Project Inc. co hosts monthly writing workshops on 3rd Thursday of every month. All ages and writing levels welcome; no need to RSVP. FREE! Just come ready to write! The facilitator will supply the writing prompt(s) and attendees are invited to write from them. While all are encouraged to share what they wrote, it is not required.

Location: Olde Towne Deli | 120 N Division St. Salisbury, MD

Youth-Led Open Mics

Held monthly on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 5:45pm - Youth-focused and youth-led, Youth Open Mic is a monthly series that features student poets, singers, musicians, and actors from the Wicomico Co. area. Middle school and high school students are encouraged to come share their art in our supportive, progressive, artistic atmosphere. Youth Open Mic is presented by Fenix Youth Project Inc. and hosted by the Rize Youth Poetry Team. In partnership with Wicomico County Public Libraries.

Location: Wicomico County Public Library (Downtown Salisbury) | 122 S Division St. Salisbury, MD


Rize Youth Poetry team coach and Fenix Mentor, Steven Williams closing out FYP set at ES Kid Voices at Headquarters Live!

Rize Youth Poetry team coach and Fenix Mentor, Steven Williams closing out FYP set at ES Kid Voices at Headquarters Live!

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Community-Based Youth Poetry Team

Through team meetings, this program not only focuses on writing, but on students collaborating with one another to create group poems, accept and give feedback, and learn how to perform their own writing in a way that effectively impacts an audience.

To request youth poets at your event/conference/school
Please contact us at ambergreen@fenixyouthproject.org

Join the 2020 Rize Youth Slam Poetry Team

interested in joining the team?

This April, the team will be selected from the Ripples to Waves Youth Grand Slam and the top five (5) poets from the slam will create the 2020 Rize youth Slam Poetry Team!

Selected Team Members will have the opportunity to:

  • Host and perform at events locally and nationally

  • network with other poets and youth advocates across the state and region

  • Win Cash prizes

  • Travel to the largest international youth poetry festivals- Brave New Voices