Date and Time:
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
9:00 PM -
Alpha Sigma Phi is back with our second annual poetry slam! Come to the Cook-Dewitt auditorium for an evening of competitive poetry performed live by your fellow students. This year we will be featuring renowned Houston poet and North Beat Indie Slam Champion of 2010, Seth Walker. This event is free of charge.
Aspiring poets and writers will also be welcome to attend a poetry/performance workshop put on by Seth Walker himself. This workshop will be open to the public.
RULES AND FORMAT:
10 poets will be competing in this 2-round slam. Poems will be open format, 2-4 minutes in length, with no limits on subject or form. Each poet will read one poem, followed by a judging period. 4 poets will then advance to the final round, and read a second poem. Then, a second period of judging will occur and prizes will be awarded accordingly.
All poems must be original, and no props, music or costumes are permitted.
Poets interested in competing, please contact Evan Lian.