Poetry Slam at Parlor CafeThis will be a CASH PRIZE SLAM! We award all our poets, not just top 3!!!

Sign ups will open at 7pm. Poets meeting around 7:45(Means if you are a competing poet, be here before this time). The slam will start promptly at 8pm

This is a 3 round, 14 poet slam. 8 poets will move on the second round, with combined first and second round scores deciding a 3rd place and moving 2 poets to the finals in a head to head for 1st place.

NOTE TO ALL POETS: Bring 3 ORIGINAL poems. There will be a 3 minute time limit with a 10 second grace period, after which you will be deducted a 10th of a point per second over. NO props, NO costumes, NO musical instruments, NO nudity!

NOTE TO ALL:  There will me a $2-3 suggested donation at the door to help PAY THE POETS, with bartering welcomed. (In other words if you don’t have $2 bring something creative that will benefit the grab bag gifts given out).

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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Parlor Cafe
303 Ashland Street
North Adams MA