One Mic Open Fellowship

The One Mic Open After School Youth Poetry Fellowship is the flagship program of Twelve Literary Arts’ after school and summer programming. The Fellowship accepts 25 youth from across Northeast Ohio for a 7-month experience, typically between  and is designed to develop youth as poets, scholars, teachers, and community leaders. The Fellowship is open to youth between the ages of 14-19.


Applications are typically taken in the Fall, with the program running from November-May, concluding with a final performance in June.


We are ALWAYS looking to add young people, on a rolling basis, so if you are an interested in the Fellowship as an educator, parent or youth please email the Youth Education Director Eric Odum at [email protected]!

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