Louder Than a Bomb
Louder Than a Bomb: The Michigan Youth Poetry Festival is the largest annual convening of high school writers in Michigan, dedicated to promoting artistic growth through peer engagement, team competition, and the celebration of youth voice.
Detroit Youth Poet Laureate
Each year, InsideOut searches for civically-engaged youth poets to promote creativity, literacy, and civic awareness in metro Detroit. The Detroit Youth Poet Laureate, awarded annually, designs a community service project, publishes a collection of poems, and performs across the region.
Learn about 2018 Laureate Imani Nichele.
Through partnerships with celebrated cultural institutions like the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Detroit Zoological Society, and New Detroit, InsideOut provides young people with opportunities to share their voices and create community connections.