Rahele Megosha is the 2021 Poetry Out Loud National Champion. The daughter of an Ethiopian immigrant, she grew up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, watching her three older siblings perform and compete, which sparked her interest in speech, music, and the arts. A recent graduate of Washington High School, Megosha is studying biochemistry at Columbia University and exploring the art world in New York City.
History, South Dakota Authors, Tribal, Young ReadersIn the Footsteps of Crazy Horse
Non-Fiction, South Dakota AuthorsOut of Loneliness: A Murder and Memoir
Fiction, South Dakota AuthorsGolden Heart Parade
Fiction, Poetry, Writers Support, Young ReadersLight for the World to See: A Thousand Words on Race & Hope