The Memphis Soul Prize


1 Learn About
9th – 12th Graders learn about poetry, music,and Memphis from world-renowned musician, Memphis Jones.

2 Students Write
Students write a poem about what Memphis means to them and teachers vote for a school winner.

3 City-Wide
The school winners are judged, and the top four move on to city-wide voting.

4 Short Film by Creation Studios
The four overall winners record their poem with David Porter at Made In Memphis Music, and Creation Studios produces an inspired short film for each.

5 Sponsors, Teachers, and Students come together for a red-carpet awards gala celebrating Memphis, meeting our poets, viewing the short-films, and announcing the winner!

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