April 8, 2017

Top 10: Unwritten Letter To My Lover

We received an overwhelming response to last month’s writing challenge. Thank you to all those who submitted, from as far as Belgium, Trinidad&Tobago, Cameroon, and Sri […]
April 6, 2017

Writing Challenge: What Is Yout Skin Worth?

We received an overwhelming response for the first month of the Next Generation Speaks writing challenge “Unwritten Letter To My Lover” with entries from Bangladesh to […]
November 16, 2016

Championship Poetry Slam 2016

20 European finalists smack you in the face with rock hard punch lines. DJ’s soften the blows with mellow beats. You vote who goes to the […]
November 16, 2016

From a whisper to a roar, celebrating 20 years of Youth Speaks!

Founded in 1996 in San Francisco, Youth Speaks has long championed a local, national, and increasingly global movement of young people picking up pens and stepping […]
November 16, 2016


Following the success of his one-man show, Love and Laughter, which the media acclaimed as a sterling performance where comedy and poetry were perfectly married ; […]
November 4, 2016

NGS goes Joburg

From 8-14 oct NGS partners Roots & Routes Nederland, Youth Speaks, Urban Woorden and Brouhaha International gathered in Johannesburg South Africa, hosted by Word N Sound […]
November 4, 2016

Breaking the Window with a Poem – BBC4 Radio

  Johannesburg-based performance poet Thabiso Mohare talks to poets in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya who have embraced the digital space to disseminate their work, and […]
November 4, 2016

Leuven May 2017

  Just wrapped up Joburg 8-14 Oct 2016. Next it’s Leuven May 2017