Thinking about Slam, good article

(Note: I’m informing you out the gate that this one is a bit inside, a little shop talk with the Poetry Slam community at large. Feel free to keep moving if you need to have any part of the previous sentence explained to you.) In an online discussion by a poet who was taking white […]

via The (Actual) Inherent Problem with Poetry Slam — Scott Woods Makes Lists

Great interview with Saul

Here’s the riveting full-length interview of creative activist, spoken word artist, and actor Saul Williams with Amy Goodman on Democracy Now! “In an extended interview with Saul Williams, a world-renown spoken word artist, he discusses his career of mixing poetry, music and acting; reads some of his poetry, discusses how he became an activist, and […]

via Spoken Word Artist Saul Williams Extended Interview on His New Album, “Martyr Loser King” | Democracy Now! — JoAnn Chateau