Category Archives: Slam Poetry

A Guide to Getting Involved with Spoken-Word in the Twin Cities

As you may have noticed, things have been slow at MN Mic.  That doesn’t, however, mean that things have been slow in the community– they definitely haven’t been.  There are more spoken-word events happening all the time and it’s beautiful … Continue reading

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NPS Semi-Finals at the Fitz

by Syd Malicious, of the Punch Out Poetry slam team Hey Y’all. Syd Malicious here. I’m temporarily taking over coverage of NPS2010. My assignment (and by assignment I mean, the bout I happened to be at when Cole asked me … Continue reading

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National Poetry Slam, Day 2, Bout 2, AQ

by Fish DeSmith I went over to the AQ for Bout 2 last night, to see the Twin Cities’ rookie team, Punch Out Poetry’s second bout. It was Winston Salem, North Carolina’s Piedmont Slam; aforementioned Punch Out; Richmond, Virginia’s SlamRichmond; … Continue reading

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National Poetry Slam, Day 2, Bout 1, Lowry Lab

Ward and I, your faithful blogger-tweeters, decided to divide and conquer last night. You can find Ward’s Day 2 wrap-up here. I covered the Lowry Lab for Bout 1: Berkeley, California; Long Branch, New Jersey’s Loser Slam; Detroit, Michigan’s Neo … Continue reading

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National Poetry Slam, Bout 2, Artists Quarter

By Fish DeSmith Witness to the crush of humans trying to get both out of and into the Artist Quarter, Ward and I decided not to try to make it to another venue and dug in for Bout 2 at … Continue reading

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