Poetry Instaslam | Instagram Live

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Date(s) - 04/16/20
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lawn Gnome Publishing


Tune in every Thursday at 8pm Arizona Mountain Standard Time on our Instagram LIVE and witness 8 poets compete in two rounds of performance poetry judged by all viewers, hosted by International Poetry Interpretation Champion, Aaron Hopkins-Johnson.

Poets interested in competing must send an email to arizonapoetry@gmail.com with ‘POETRY SLAM’ in the subject line. We send you a confirmation email with the rules and expectations to help you compete.

Tune is every Thursday, 8pm PST on Lawn Gnome Publishing. Don’t forget to follow @lawngnomepublishing on Instagram for more information and live events!

Step 1. Visit instagram.com/lawngnomepublishing in your mobile Instagram app.

Step 2. Please click on our profile icon as soon as you see the pink circle, indicating we are LIVE.

Step 3. Feel free to comment and smash the heart button whenever you wish during the round!

Today’s Phoenix Poetry Slam from Lawn Gnome Publishing is the result of years of seeking talented new voices and promoting strong literary events.

Lawn Gnome Publishing brought the 2014 Individual World Poetry Slam to Phoenix, AZ. It was the first time a Poetry Slam Inc event has been held in Arizona since the performance art was established in the 90’s. Our mission is to provide a space for local writers/artists/performers/etc. to explore and perfect their own craft. Our commitment is community. We welcome persons of any and all genders, sexualities, ethnicities, abilities, ages, etc. As writers and literary critics, we value freedom of speech and thus do not limit, moderate or otherwise censor any content, and so there is a blanket trigger warning for all events. However, we strive to create a constructive atmosphere of equality, sensitivity, and progress, one that encourages discussion and actively opposes marginalization of any persons or group. Our goal isn’t tolerance of diversity, but its empowerment and alliance.

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