Split This Rock Executive Director Sarah Browning and Split This Rock Ushindi Tribe Member Lauren May talk poetry and more on WPFW, 89.3 FM. Listen to the interview here!
Check out this incredible video by ESPN's The Undefeated profiling two members of Split This Rock's DC Youth Slam Team.
Harriet Staff of POETRY Foundation share our interview with 2017 Freedom Plow finalist Francisco Aragón. Read the full article here.
Check out this video by District Wire News on threats to the NEA, Split This Rock, free expression!
Harriet Staff of the POETRY Foundation post about 2017 Freedom Plow recipient Christopher Soto (aka Loma)! Read the full article here.
In this article by Ploughshares at Emerson College, the author talks about Split This Rock's participation in March's migration theme as part of the Poetry Coalition's Because We Come From Everything campaign and the 2017 Freedom Plow Award. Read the full blog post here.
Splitista Kathi Wolfe shares her opinion on the proposed budget cuts of the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA). Read the full article in The Washington Blade here.
Split This Rock Youth Programs Coordinator Joseph Green, and DC Youth Slam Team alumn talk about the importance of poetry and the arts in response to the proposed budget cuts of the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA). Read the full blog post in Ploughshares at Emerson College.
“There aren’t many spaces where the opinions and the problems of young people are taken seriously. I feel like I’ve found people who actually listen and care about what I have to say every time I get up on stage and perform." Dani Miller, a youth poet competitor for a slot on Split This Rock's DC Youth Slam Team, shares her thoughts on the power of poetry at the DC Youth Slam Team Semi-Finals. Read the full article in The Churchill Observer here.
In a blog post by Harriet Levin Millan for The Smart Set at Drexel University, Harriet discusses her time at AWP 2017, and showcases the free speech vigil co-organized by Split This Rock on the last day of AWP. Read the blog post here.