The Parlé Endeavors Teen Poetry Slam Series is a New York City wide poetry exhibition series, features young adults 13 – 19 years old, who will perform spoken word poetry or a cappella rap.  The event will be judged by a revolving panel of artists and performing artists who have been involved in spoken word in the past, or present.

The top 5 finalists from the Summer series will split $2500 in prize money.

1st place:  $1,000  |  2nd place:  $750  |  3rd place:  $5004th place:  $150  |  5th place:  $100

Parle Endeavors Teen Poetry Slam Series Finals
The 10 poets who have advanced to the finals are (in alphabetical order):
Ania RushAniyah Artis
Evellyn Paredes
Fatima Saidysall
Lena X
London Little
Mariam DembéléSobeana Woodley – Sobers
Stephanie PachecoYaiden Perez Cabrera

Parle Endeavors Teen Poetry Slam Series flyerThere were 5 preliminary rounds, one in each borough.

June 16th – Harlem

June 17th – Bronx

June 23rd – Queens

June 24th – Brooklyn

June 25th – Staten Island


Proud Recipient of The 2023 BeyGood Impact Grant.

Parle Endeavors

Mission: To empower young adults and support youth development through mentorship, scholarships, grants, exposure, and experience. We provide opportunities for supporting youth in the arts, media, journalism, entrepreneurship, and related fields.