Monday May 2nd! JAYY DODD from LA! Plus IRON POET CHAMPIONSHIP!
POETRY FEATURE: JAYY DODD a writer, editor and homeboy from Los Angeles, now based in New England. His work has appeared / will appear in Lambda Literary, Prelude, Assaracus, Guernica, Winter Tangerine and The Offing. He’s the author of [sugar in the tank] on Pizza Pi Press. You can find him on the internet talking trash about something. jayydodd.net
BONUS RUCKUS: IRON POET CHAMPIONSHIP, THE REMATCH! “MAPLE SUGAR CANDY vs. GIBBS” – The sparks are gonna fly as champion RAINY MAPLE SUGAR CANDY defends her title against the poet she took it from, ROBERT BLACKWELL GIBBS has been training (we think) for a redemption shot at that trophy to once again bring the glory! It’s about to go down! One secret ingredient provided by YOSH SHARTIN, three poetic concoctions, 3 judges, 3 categories for scores and one poet left standing!
SPECIAL VISUAL ARTS GUEST (or someone who sent us a bio before we blogged, but still super talented & awesome, AMANDA TRUDEL is a whimsical visual artist hitchhiking through the galaxy. She is fueled by her love of nature, stories, and her fellow humans. Her primary goal is to share the joy and healing found in creation and to remind the world of all the good which still surrounds us.”
Too many shouts to shout! Congrats to EIREAN BRADLEY for defending our honor and winning MEGA-SLAM 3 this past Tuesday! OFFICIAL RICE CAKE ALERT, get at EMILEE MORREALE on facebook or text to volunteer a snack for Monday OR ELSE! Make sure you come see us at Worcester’s newest MakerSpace WORCSHOP where we’ll be doing a special all ages presentation this Saturday! Not enough for ya, how abaout RACHEL McKIBBENS and 7 HILLS FINAL SLAM this Sunday for the team and a trip to go to Atlanta this summer! Not enough? YOSH, MIKEY & DORIAN think your hat is cool. Sorta.