Seattle Poetry Slam National Team Sendoff & IWPS Qualifier #3
ABOUT THE FEATURE:
SPS’s 2014 nationals team includes Brian McCracken, Nikkita Oliver, Cecily Schuler, Troy Osaki, and Rebecca Shay. According to a highly scientific “word cloud” amalgamation of their bios, they are world writer sharing Seattle. The team is champion community performed poems poetry, slam mental work living, and, above all, currently writing complex self. When they’re not fiction creative LBGTQ metaphor, they can be found artist paradigm evergreen words.
ABOUT THE SLAM:
This week’s slam is our third of four IWPS qualifiers to determine who will represent Seattle Poetry Slam in the Individual World Poetry Slam in Phoenix, AZ, this October. The top two winners of the night will go on to compete in SPS’s IWPS Finals on September 2nd. The qualifier will be four rounds, in this order: 4-minute poems, 1-minute poems, 2-minute poems, 3-minute poems. Please prepare poems with these time limits in mind!
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