Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Spokane Arts' new "Meet the Makers" video showcases two local poets

Individual World Poetry Slam starts today in Spokane

Posted By on Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 2:43 PM

The latest video in Spokane Arts' "Meet the 
click to enlarge Spokane Arts' new "Meet the Makers" video showcases two local poets
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Mark Anderson is featured in the new Spokane Arts video.
Makers" video series introduces viewers to two of Spokane's forces in the local poetry scene: Mark Anderson and Fitz Fitzpatrick.

The video is particularly timely, given Wednesday's opening of the Individual World Poetry Slam in venues throughout Spokane. You can read our story about the event here.

Both poet/performers are familiar faces to even the most casual of poetry fans, with Anderson hosting the BootSlam at Boots Bakery, Fitz hosting Broken Mic at Neato Burrito. The video gives a concise, entertaining background on both Fitzpatrick and Anderson and the evolution of the local poetry scene. Watch it here:

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Dan Nailen is the managing editor of the Inlander, where he oversees coverage of arts and culture. He's previously written and edited for The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City Weekly, Missoula Independent, Salt Lake Magazine, The Oregonian and KUER-FM. He grew up seeing the country in an Air Force family and studied...