International Forum for Young Poetess

Deadline: 20 February 2015
Open to: English speaking poetesses aged 18-35 from Europe, Asia and MENA countries
Venue: 26-29 March 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan


“Great Silk Way” International Youth Union announces the 3rd “International Forum of Young Poetesses” that will take place from 26-29 March 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Forum is aimed at creating a space for young and talented female poets from the countries, historically connected with cultural bounds of the Silk Road, for self-expression, exchange and discussions on common challenges.

The forum will consist of 3 days:

  • The first day will include various cultural programs, sightseeing and leisure.
  • The second day of the Forum will include the official opening ceremony, with participation of famous poets, writers and public figures, alongside with presentations of works of participants. Second half of the day will be dedicated to thematic sessions on specific topics with attendance of participants.
  • The third day of the Forum will give an opportunity to participants to have meetings with various writers, poets and their peers to share their work with them and discuss literature.


The forum is open to poetesses aged 18-35 from Europe, Asia and MENA countries. They must be  English speaking poetesses with the pieces of work published locally.


Travel costs of participants to and from Baku, as well as accommodation and meal expenses are covered by host organization. The host organization also provides participants with all the necessary documents for obtaining visa.


The application form together with the poem to be presented by participant (in original and in English languages) must be sent to: 

The deadline is 20 February 2015.

For further information please visit the official website.

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