Poetry Out Loud Photos 2015

We are pleased to present the ten state finalists from the 2015 New Mexico Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest.

New Mexico Poetry Out Loud is made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts and The Poetry Foundation. It is produced and directed in New Mexico by the state arts agency New Mexico Arts, in accordance with our agreement with the Endowment.


  • Alex Wiesel, 15
  • Andrew Pierce, 17
  • Brad Martinez, 18
  • Isacc Ramos, 16
  • Katie Delgado, 15
  • Lucas Smathers, 16
  • Michelle Zhou, 15, Second Place
  • Rachel Patty, 17, First Place
  • Ryan Szeto, 15, Third Place
  • Vivian Li, 15

Rachel Patty, 2015 New Mexico Poetry Out Loud Champion.
Phyllis Kennedy, Program Coordinator.
Photos by Petr Jerabek and Rod Kennedy.