The POETRY COLLECTIVE is a brand new initiative from Miss Teen Africa foundation for young emerging spoken word poets and performers across Africa and beyond. The initiative was developed with the aim to encourage more young women to polish their talent, stimulates their imagination and use the power of the spoken word to impact positive changes in their communities. Every year Poetry Collective will be publishing a selected collection of poems and prospective poet can get involved by entering our bi-monthly online competition.
Our competition can be entered every bimonthly with a different theme based on a public vote or selected topics by Poetry collective team. This competition will be opened to new emerging female poet from aged 14 -19 of African heritage around the world. If you have significant potential, interest in writing, or a relevant message and skilful execution, we would love to hear from you.
To enter, you will need to upload your manuscript and a link to your recorded audio/video version of your poem. Poems can be voice-only or voice accompanied by sound/music. The selected winners will have their work published and exhibited alongside a collection of emerging poets across Africa at the Miss Teen Africa Grand finale, as well as receiving cash prizes, *Book Vouchers and certificate.SUBMIT HERE