What a glorious show the Grand Slam was!!
Seattle Poetry Slam’s ANNUAL ALL AGES SHOW took place on Sat 4/27 at Town Hall
- - the house was packed with approx 600 fans of poetry
- Featured Poet Mahogany L. Browne received a standing ovation
- the 2013 Seattle Slam team is: Jesse Welch (Muffin), Nikkita Oliver, Sara Brickman and Josh Koets
Did you miss the Grand Slam? The live stream is still up and running.
This week at the slam…
May 7th, 2013
Laura Wachs is a Seattle based poet/ performer but above all person. She stumbled into the poetry community a few years ago and found healing in the braveness and honesty of people so willing to share their truths.
She began stepping on stage in hopes of offering the same. She has featured in Everett, Bellingham and numerous readings in Seattle including Claustrophobia, Da’Daede, the Vera Project, a benefit for Seattle’s Young People’s Project put on by Breadline as well as founding/curatoring a short lived reading series called Hea/art at Cafe Racer.
She believes that love is important as well as hugs, community, puppies, two buck chuck, gummy bears and friends.
Whats going on at the Slam?
Seattle’s 2013 Women of the World Poetry Slam Representative
In an amazing 4 round slam of the top female poets in Seattle, Nikkita took first place in the Seattle Finals and is headed to Minneapolis to rep our fine city at the WOWPS Championships.
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