EGL is looking for talented spoken word artists to showcase their skills for our 1st Annual Everything Girls Love Spoken Word Contest! If you enjoy writing and performing poetry created by you, then this is the perfect contest for you to enter! Spoken Word is a unique way for people to express themselves and EGL wants to recognize talented spoken word artists. This contest is for spoken word artists who like to express their poetry through the art of performance. This is NOT a contest for aspiring music artists.
Spoken Word pieces must be Original
Must be no shorter than 2 minutes and no longer than 5 minutes
NO MUSIC in the background
Must submit a YouTube video link via email of you citing the spoken word piece (the poet must be seen in the video and heard doing the piece)
Email Heading in the Subject Line should say your last name followed by “Spoken Word”. Ex–Smith Spoken Word
Submissions must be sent between May 1st, 2013 through May 16th, 2013. Two winners will be selected and announced on May 17th, 2013. If you submit your spoken word video before or after the dates outlined above, then your spoken word video will not be reviewed.
Everything Girls Love Staff will review all videos submitted. Two winners will be selected. Winners will receive the following:
Spoken Word Video posted on EGL website
Autographed Copy of “My Man’s Best Friend” by K. Elle Collier (current book club selection)
Opportunity to perform the spoken word piece at EGL “Girls Night Out” event on May 18th in New York in front of EGL staff, media, and New York socialites (Travel and accommodations will NOT be provided; if the winners are unable to make the New York date, then this opportunity to perform will be available for the winners at the “Girls Night Out” event in June in Atlanta.)