Items Tagged With poetry slams

Roxane Gay and Yona Harvey to Cowrite Marvel Comic, Edith Wharton’s Lost City, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.26.16

Muslim teen poetry group addresses U.S. Islamophobia; authors set to perform Oscar Wilde’s work in the prison where he served a sentence; Viet Thanh Nguyen on the process of writing his Pulitzer Prize–winning novel; and other news.


North Carolina Bookstores Speak Up, Sam Savage Retrospective, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.11.16

Hilton Als on Maggie Nelson; college poetry slam athleticism; on attending AWP as a black woman; and other news.


Marc Kelly Smith: Chicago 2015

Posted 8.8.15

Marc Kelly Smith, founder of the poetry slam movement, performs as part of the Chicago Icons segment of Poets & Writers Live in Chicago on June 20, 2015.

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Detroit's InsideOut Turns Twenty

by Jonathan Vatner

News and Trends

Posted 6.17.15

July/August 2015

InsideOut, a program that has been bringing poets to Detroit schools for twenty-five years, says goodbye to founder and executive director Terry Blackhawk this year, and will publish an anthology of essays by its educators in August.