Events listed below in the following categorize (click on the headings with links to jump to your desired category):
- Upcoming Events
- Contests & Awards - Currently, there are no contests or award events.
Special Writing Workshops
Sunday, June 4, 1-5 pm - Join us for Writing Book Reviews: A Workshop with Joshua Weiner. Cost: $25. Space is limited. Register by Friday, June 2 online here.
Scholarships are available. Submit an online request by 12 pm on Friday, May 25. If these online forms are not accessible to you, email email@example.com or call (202) 787-5210 for an alternate form of submission.
There are no upcoming contests or award events.
Split This Rock Writing Workshops - Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday (June 7 & 21)
Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month - 6:30 to 8:30pm - Split This Rock Office, Institute for Policy Studies 6th Floor Conference Room, 1301 Connecticut St, NW, Suite #600, Washington, DC 20036. Venue is wheelchair accessible. Split This Rock, in collaboration with The Beltway Poetry Slam, hosts bi-monthly writing workshops on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month. All ages are welcome; no need to RSVP. FREE! Just come ready to write! Please note the building doors will be locked when you arrive. A volunteer will be available to let people in until 6:45pm. If you arrive and no volunteer is in the lobby, text/call 202-445-0536 to be let in. Split This Rock's programs are made possible in part by grants from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, and Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 202-787-5210.
Sunday Kind of Love (June 18)
Sunday Kind of Love is held monthly on the 3rd Sunday of every month from 5 to 7:00pm - Busboys and Poets 14th & V, 2021 14th St, NW, Washington, DC, 20009. Cost: $5. Every month, Split This Rock partners with Busboys and Poets to bring you Sunday Kind of Love Open Mic. Hosted by Sarah Browning and Katy Richey, the event offers a stage for emerging and established poets from the Washington, D.C. area and around the nation. Sunday Kind of Love includes featured poets and an open mic segment. Purchase tickets online or at the door, if still available. Visit the Sunday Kind of Love web page for more information.
Youth Open Mic - Every 3rd Saturday (June 17)
Held monthly on the 3rd Saturday of every month at 5pm - Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th Street, NW, Washington DC. Youth-focused and youth-led, Youth Open Mic is a monthly series that features student poets, singers, musicians, and actors from the DC/Maryland/Virginia area. Middle school and high school students are encouraged to come share their art in our supportive, progressive, artistic atmosphere. Youth Open Mic is presented by Busboys and Poets in partnership with DC Youth Slam Team and Split This Rock. Hosted by Joseph Green (Youth Programs Coordinator, DC Youth Slam Team) and teen members of the DC Youth Slam Team. Sponsored by Split This Rock and Busboys and Poets. Visit Busboys and Poets website for more info and tickets.
Split This Rock Teen Poetry Workshops
Stay tuned for more information on the weekly writing workshop schedule! Workshops are free and open to all teens. For more information, email Joseph Green at email@example.com or visit the Split This Rock's DC Youth Slam Team Facebook page. It does not matter if you have a little or a lot of experience: just bring yourself and a pen.
Floetic Fridays Youth Open Mic
Every last Friday from 5 to 8:00pm - Freestyle Youth Center, 651 Pennsylvania Ave, SE, Washington DC. A youth open mic series open to all with free giveaways, free condoms, free HIV testing, and an open mic! Presented by RealTalkDC & Split This Rock's DC Youth Slam Team. (Note: Adult language may be used.)