Tag Archives: Women in Slam

Big Rumblings in Twin Cities

by Alice Shindelar, photos by Cole Sarar The slam season came to a close in the Twin Cities these last two weeks with the Minneapolis SlamMN and St. Paul Soapboxing finals. After St. Paul’s win at the National Poetry Slam … Continue reading

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Guest Blog by Dylan

by Dylan Garity, photos by Justin Schell Last year at this time, I had just started to become involved in the Twin Cities slam scene. I unfortunately missed the WOWPS slam then, either because I didn’t hear about it or … Continue reading

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Soapboxing- What have you been missing?

by Cole Sarar, photos and audio by Justin Schell, photos and video Cole Sarar It’s been about six months since the last time I personally wrote up a slam at the AQ, and I felt like instead of my usual … 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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Soapboxing Blowout

Don’t call it a comeback! The first Soapboxing Slam of 2009 had more new faces, more poets back out of retirement, and higher quality slamming than I’ve seen in a minute. Sixteen poets (not counting the WOWps showdown pair) signed … Continue reading

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