The largest youth poetry festival in the world is here in Chicago

Featuring over 900 students from 100 area schools, Louder Than A Bomb is the largest youth poetry slam.  Bill Leff learns about this amazing event from Rebecca Hunter and Demetrius Amparan of Young Chicago Authors the organization responsible for the festival.


Samantha Rivera performs poetry during a Louder Than a Bomb event hosted by Young Chicago Authors at Columbia College on Thursday, Mar. 3, 2011. (Brian Cassella/ Chicago Tribune)

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