Alex Charalambides Takes New Position With MAss LEAP


From the Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Poet Charalambides Takes a LEAP

Alex Charalambides is stepping down as executive director of Worcester Youth Poetry Slam to help lead the recently formed Mass LEAP, which seeks to develop to youth poetry programs statewide.

The stated goal of the new organization, whose full name is Massachusetts Literacy Education and Performance, is to, “build a vibrant youth spoken word community in Massachusetts.” One of its immediate plans is to hold a festival of workshops, readings and poetry slam competition in March or April. The initial rounds of the “2012 Louder than a Bomb Massachusetts” festival/slam will be held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Read the rest of the article here.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s