DeKalb Announces Fourth Annual Poetry Slam

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host its fourth annual Poetry Slam on Friday, April 19, at 7 p.m., located at Mason Mill Recreation Center, 1340 McConnell Drive, Decatur, GA 30033 in celebration of National Poetry Month.

The Poetry Slam will feature young poets and writers from DeKalb. Admission is $5.

Participation is open to DeKalb youth ages 10 to 18. The registration deadline is April 5.

To access online registration, visit and click the “Register Now” button on the department’s homepage, or register in person at any DeKalb recreation center.

For more information, contact LaShanda Davis, Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs public relations specialist, at 404-371-3643 or