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Poetry Out Loud Winners Yanny and Ulferts advance

Poetry winners
Grace, Sharmarke, Paige and May were the top four winners.

Congratulations to the winners of the Poetry Out Loud competition held at Washburn on January 9, 2019. Photos - Facebook
Here are the top four winners:
1 - (tie) Paige Yanny with New Colossus & Grace Ulferts with Thoughtless Cruelty
2- May Anderson who performed The Obligation to Be Happy
3- Sharmake Ismeal with The Song of Smoke

Paige and Grace will perform in the regional and statewide competition at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis in early March.

Thank you to Ben Rice, Maureen Mulvaney, Susan Boen, Katie Murphy-Olsen and Tara Mennitt for organizing this event. Thank you to Andre Godin for serving as the Master of Ceremonies.