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Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Want to get paid to be a poet? Join our summer intensives & get the training to excel in this community. Click HERE for details!

The 2017 Classic Slam

The 2017 Classic Slam

Join us at the largest youth classic poetry festival in the world. Judges include Neil Hilborn, Duckwrth, Demi Adejuyigbe, & more! Tickets & info …

Get Lit NOW

Get Lit NOW

The Poets Respond To Breaking News. Watch & share on Facebook & YouTube! We are thrilled to announce an exciting new WEEKLY series we’ve …

A Book & A Movement: Get Lit Rising

A Book & A Movement: Get Lit Rising

A Book & A Movement… Some of you have read and purchased Get Lit Rising, our brand new book out with Simon & Schuster. …

DANTE at The Wallis

DANTE at The Wallis

Join us at our first ever theatrical production! Please grab your ticket before they’re gone for DANTE, our hip-hop adaptation of Dante’s Inferno, January …

The Poetry of Art

The Poetry of Art

Join us in celebrating iconic LA artists at Get Lit’s Fall Gala! Get your tickets HERE before they’re gone.

The Book Has Launched

The Book Has Launched

Get Lit Rising is available in bookstores everywhere! So proud to announce that after 3 years of writing, editing, and anticipating, Get Lit Rising …

The Poetry Bus

The Poetry Bus

Let’s take this revolution on the road. CLICK HERE TO VOTE TO GET THE POETRY BUS ON TOUR! So proud to announce that the …

Rhiannon McGavin is Youth Poet Laureate

Rhiannon McGavin is Youth Poet Laureate

Rhiannon McGavin, former Get Lit Player and current Literati Fellow, has been named Los Angeles’ Youth Poet Laureate! Thank you to Urban Word for …

#POETMOM: Of Pride & Prejudice

#POETMOM: Of Pride & Prejudice

#POETMOM: Of Pride & Prejudice By Heidi Siegmund Cuda The sailors were more drunk than usual that Sunday. It was the third night of …

Vanessa Tahay on NPR

Vanessa Tahay on NPR

KPCC/NPR aired a powerful piece today highlighting the story of Get Lit Player Vanessa Tahay and her journey from Guatemala to Los Angeles…as well …

Classic Slam on KCET

Classic Slam on KCET

We’re thrilled to announce a new collaboration with KCET…a ten-part series of highlights from this year’s in-school poets, on themes that hit home in …

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