Fall 2015 Big Prize Poetry Slam (10/9)

Poetry Slam 2015Fall 2015 Big Prize Poetry Slam
Friday, October 9, 2015
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Performing Arts & Humanities Building : Atrium

Slam BIG and win BIG at the fourth annual Poetry Slam hosted by the English Department this year on October 9 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the Performing Arts & Humanities Building Atrium. You will not want to miss this momentous event. A first prize of two hundred dollars will go to the winner of this dazzling, high-energy slam. There are second and third place prizes too for students and alumni sharing their original work, scored by an expert panel of judges from across campus.

To participate in the slam, submit a print and video version of original poetry no more than five minutes long to HomecomingSlam@gmail.com by September 21, 2015. Entries will be judged on their poetic effects, compelling content, and performance.

Last year, the atrium was packed and the seats were filled for good food, good poetry, and good conversation. So come join us for what will prove another exciting event sponsored by the English Department, UMBC’s creative arts journal Bartleby, and the UMBC Homecoming Committee.