Interpretive Events Resources

Participants competing in an Interpretive Event (Duo, Prose, or Poetry) must use pieces that fit AT LEAST ONE of the following requirements:

  1. A work or works with an ISBN, ASIN, or ISSN! These are special numbers that show that a work has been published commercially. You can find these numbers listed on the Amazon page for a book, or on WorldCat.

  2. Verifiable proof that the author has given permission for the student to perform the work. The student must have email, Twitter, or other verifiable information from author. Please bring a printout of the letter or be prepared to show the email electronically at the tournament.

A piece from one of the approved sites listed below*:
*Disclaimer: This list is updated to include more websites also approved by the National Speech and Debate Association. The websites which are not in bold/italic are new to the website as of January 30th, 2018.