Tag Archives: Ruth Kohtz

National Poetry Slam, Bout 1, Artist Quarter

By Fish DeSmith Hello again, spoken word fans. By now maybe you have combed through Ward’s and my massive pile of tweets from the Artist Quarter bouts last night. We each tweeted our initial thoughts on the poems as they … Continue reading

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Riot Act Reading: The only literary event that risks total annihilation

by Ruth Kohtz, photos by Cole Sarar. Hey all, it’s me! Ruth! (I hope Cole puts a really cute picture of me here.) Guest blogging once again, and this time about an event that is particularly close to my heart. … Continue reading

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Soapboxing- Ruth’s Story

The Soap Boxing Poetry Slam on Monday April 6th 2009 was awesomely hosted by local poet/performer Ruth F. Kohtz. Ruth and Consequences. An Inconvenient Ruth. Me. This is my story. I arrived at the AQ early. I needed time to … Continue reading

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Riot Act Readings

So, I have a confession to make. In my 11 1/2 years in Minneapolis and St. Paul, I’ve never been to the Turf Club. I’ve also known about the Riot Act Readings for at least a year, and haven’t gotten … Continue reading

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Working the Skirt

From the write-ups of the Soapboxing slams, one might anticipate that Slam Poetry in the twin cities is almost entirely lacking in female voice. But that doesn’t seem to be the case, judging from SlamMN’s final qualifying slam of the … Continue reading

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