Tag Archives: MNSWA

Hi from Seattle!

Hey folks! Seattle is great but Minnesota is HAPPENING. I’ve got a bunch of posts I’m working on, but while you’re waiting, check out El Guante’s recap of the Brave New Voices slam in Chicago. MN youth do not so … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2009 Quest for the Voice youth poetry slam finalists

by Kyle “Guante” Myhre This past Friday, 20 young poets from around the Twin Cities competed to make Minnesota’s 2009 Brave New Voices team. The BNV poetry slam, held this year in Chicago in July, brings youth poets from around … Continue reading

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Spoken Word Celebration

Five years from now, we’ll say we were there. We’ll say we saw someone who “made it”- accept an award on the Varsity stage, or perform on the Varsity stage, or even just sit at our table as we watched … Continue reading

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Urban Griots Nominees Announced!

MNSWA and Urban Griots have announced their nominees for the Urban Griots Spoken Word Awards Show this Friday, and it’s so exciting seeing what we’ve got going on. Here’s the awesome thing. YOU can vote for your favorite contenders in … Continue reading

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