Monthly Archives: February 2009

2009 SASE/Jerome Awards

Though this isn’t a strictly “spoken word” news item, I’d like to pass on the news that Intermedia Arts just announced the winners of the SASE/Jerome grants. This grant goes to emerging writers- check out Intermedia’s details on this grant … Continue reading

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Expecting the Unexpected

We end up seeing a lot of the same names and faces when we talk about the two big slams of each month, so one might anticipate that the outcomes are pretty predictable as well. February’s SlamMN slam was proof … Continue reading

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Intermedia Arts announced its 2009 VERVE Grant winners. The VERVE is the only dedicated spoken word grant in the country, and is funded by the Jerome Foundation. The VERVE is a grant specifically to fund the creation of new art … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

After being way too busy, I suddenly came down with a killer cold and skipped going out to any spoken word events or writing up any of the ones I’ve already gone to. Cold finally conquered, I popped by Macalester … Continue reading

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Shameless Self Promotion

Okay, maybe it’s mildly shameful. See, I don’t like the idea of talking about myself here, but it’d be wildly remiss of me to not point out what an amazing website Minnesota Reads is- as I was interviewed for the … Continue reading

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