Join us for a Non-Qualifying Open Slam and Featured Poets Meekeekoh and Sebastien Wen on 5/16 !! 


Join us this Tuesday night at Rebar (1114 Howell St, Seattle WA)
**(Doors @ 7pm, Show @ 7:45pm)**
// $5 // 21+ (ID Required) // Rebar is a cash only venue //
Featured poets Meekeekoh and Sebastien Wen,
an Open Mic,
and a Non-Qualifying Open Slam!
****the open mic & slam are OPEN to ALL Poets****


This is a non-qualifying open slam. Poets are encouraged to try out new work, have fun, and compete for the $20 winning prize!!
Slam is 3 rounds, 3 minute poems, no props, costumes, or musical accompaniment!

The slam is open to all poets.


Open to all non-competing poets. 1 poem. 3 minutes maximum.


Meekeekoh is a Vancouver-based singer/songwriter who works in a variety of different genres. Originally from Maui, Hawaii, his sound draws influence from pop billboard hits, hip-hop, and r&b. He focuses heavily on his own past experiences in his writing and hopes to create an inclusive space for alternative identities within pop music. He recently graduated from UBC’s Creative Writing program and is currently writing and producing tracks for his first mixtape.

Sebastien Wen is a Vancouver-based songwriter and poet. He is the 2013 UBC Slam Champion, the 2014 Vancouver Youth Slam Champion and the 2014 National Underground Youth Slam Champion. His poetry has appeared in various journals, including ArcThe Dalhousie Review, EventPrairie Fire, and Vallum. He’s moving to Toronto in the fall to pursue a Masters in English and Creative Writing at the University of Toronto.

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Thank you for your support at the Grand Slam !! 

We are overwhelmed by the community and support that we received at this years Grand Slam at TownHall on April 30th, 2017.

Thank you to the poets Rio, Yisrael, Ebo, Garfield, Troy, Allegra, Grizzy and Coco for leaving it all on the stage. Thank you to our sacrificial poets – Shoooz, Diante, and Maisha for warming up the stage and giving our audience a great start to rounds 1 and 2.

Thank you to all of the volunteers, community members, and coordinators for helping us pull of the show seamlessly – we couldn’t have done it without you!

Thank you to the following donors for large and small donations, and thank you to those who donated but are not listed.

Michele C Bombardier
Peter and Toni Haley
Danielle KL Gregoire
In Memory of Chad Michael Christian
Yasmin Shah
Emily Domen
Vivian Lyons
Maggie Dorr
Rebekah Kamer
Laura Johnson
Lance Adams
Modessa Jacobs
Sharon Park
Emmanuel Pleshe & Autumn O’Leary
Laura Katers
Patrick Pollard
Hing Wah Howard Kwong
Jordan Faralan
Laura Hibbard
Barbara Harding
Alison Schmidt
Shelly Sharp
In Memory of Steven Engel
Ellen Shaman
Johanna Garmanian

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