Slam League

Poetry teams from Philadelphia-area high schools compete in an after-school intellectual competition each spring. Slam League promotes confidence, teamwork, school pride, writing and performance growth, and networking.  Competitions begin in February.  School teams begin team building in the fall. If you are an individual or school looking to get involved, please register at Please contact Matthew Kay here with question.

Click here to learn more about Slam League:

Also, check out Slam League Coordinator, Matthew Kay’s, keynote address at the Philadelphia Writing Project’s Celebration of Writing and Literacy: