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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Sakura Price 18, Natalie Choi 18 and Jenny Yoon 19 perform a slam poem on their experience as Asian women at Wider Than the Sky, the annual poetry festival. Credit: Saba Nia/Chronicle

Rhyme Time

Sarah Lee April 26, 2017

Student poets from all over Los Angeles disembarked from school buses and poured onto the upper school campus. Ambassadors for the poetry festival led the poets up to Chalmers Lounge for breakfast and...

THE POWER OF WORDS: Keynote speaker Jacqueline Woodson, the National Book Award-winning writer of “Brown Girl Dreaming,” speaks to students at the festival.  Workshops led by other accomplished poets were also held at the festival.

Upper School hosts poetry festival

Kamala Durairaj April 27, 2016

Keynote speaker Jacqueline Woodson, The Poetry Foundation’s 2015 Young People’s Poet Laureate, spoke about her National Book Award winner “Brown Girl Dreaming” and her experiences with writing...

Poets to convene Saturday at first-ever poetry festival

Sammi Handler October 14, 2014

Two poets will keynote Harvard-Westlake's first-ever poetry festival, "Wider than the Sky: A Celebration of Poetry in Word, Image and Performance," Saturday with readings, performances and workshops. The...

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