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Poets Wanted!

3 Rounds. 3 Minutes. 3 Finalists. 3 Prizes.

In celebration of National Poetry Month, we’re hosting a Poetry Slam. Bring your best three poems, or three of your favorite poems written by someone you admire, and compete for prizes against other Lawrence wordsmiths.

Open to slammers ages 13 and up—first ten to sign up will compete. Ten poets will compete in the first round, five in the second round, and the top three will compete for prizes. Prizes include an iPad mini, gift certificates to local businesses, and a bag of frozen burritos!  Slammers will have 3 minutes per performance. Judges and onlookers wanted and welcome!

When: Wednesday, April 17th
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Lawrence Public Library

Questions? Call (785) 843-3833.



  1. Cheyenne Drewel says:

    I was wondering if we read one poem per round?

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