Rain City Poetry Slam presents 2016 Grand Slam

  • Hale's Ale Palladium 4301 Leary Way Northwest Seattle, WA, 98107 United States

This is the night Seattle poets have been writing, performing and competing for all season long!

On Wednesday, April 13th at 7pm, nine poets will lay their best performances on the Hale's Ale Palladium stage in hopes of winning one of four spots on the team Rain City will send to the National Poetry Slam in Atlanta, Georgia.

Prepare for an amazing all-ages, all-welcome night filled with some of the best poetry by some of the best poets Seattle has to offer!

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Performances By
Semifinals Champions...

ELISA CHAVEZ, DALIN COSTELLO, IAN MARTINEZ, MS. MAC, MAYA HERSH, JOSHUA KOETS, ANNA COUMOU, YISRAEL, and SHANNA ALDEN

Feature By
Finalist for Best of the Net & Pushcart Prize nominee; managing editor for the NonBinary Review, Unbound Octavo, & Zoetic Press, & co-editor for Lucky Bastard Press; and author of 10 books including Southern Cryptozoology: A Field Guide To Beasts Of The Southern Wild (Hyacinth Girl Press)...

ALLIE MARINI

Special Guest
Founder and co-editor of Lucky Bastard Press and Rain City Hoodie Slam Finals Feature....

BDEEP

and Hosted By
the amazingly talented, always inspiring poet, educator, author, and Lambda fellow...

IMANI SIMS

This will be a night for the poetry history books! Grab a ticket! Bring a friend! Bring a date! Bring your mom! No one will want to miss this show!

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SAFETY STATEMENT
Rain City Slam is committed to safety in our community for all of our members. We ask that anyone entering our community in any capacity treat the audience, poets, venue staff, Rain City community members and featuring artists as equals. We refuse to permit any act of hate, violence or bigotry on or off our stage and microphone and will ban any person or persons involved in those acts. Any person whose safety has been threatened in any way should report the occurrence to a member of the Rain City Slam board. We will keep information confidential and anonymous and provide any support needed. Absolutely NO ONE is above this rule and inappropriate, dangerous, hateful or violent behavior is unacceptable for everyone.

Rain City Poetry Slam is fiscally sponsored project of Cascadia Now! and you can donate to their project by choosing "Rain City Slam" in the "Please designate my gift to a project" menu here.