So, what exactly is slam poetry? Slam poetry is spoken-word performances of original poetry that can sometimes closer resemble a rap battle than a recitation of a traditional sonnet. Contestants usually get 3 minutes to woo judges who are randomly picked from the audience.
The Slam New Orleans team won last year’s National Poetry Slam competition with “Mama Ain’t Seen.”
Just 12 hours to deadline. The Inlander's 2013 Short Fiction Contest closes at midnight tonight. Stories have really started rolling in the past couple of days, but there's still a little time left to get your masterpiece to us in time.
Less than five days remain to get your short stories in for the Inlander 2013 Short Fiction Contest. Make sure you've got your i's dotted and t's crossed and get those entries emailed in by 11:59 pm this Friday.