• Cinnaminson
Meeting Room

The In Verse Poetry & Prose Slam is a competition that invites writers to come together and perform their work, win a few prizes, and enjoy their time with us. It's a safe space where you can have your voices heard while having a have a fun afternoon. Writers are not limited to poetry. Prose is also accepted, but there is a three minute time limit on all pieces.

  • In between rounds, the opportunity to perform on the open mic is available to all the audience members.
  • There will be refreshments provided!
  • The competition is open to teens, adults and seniors.
  • You must be signed up in advance in order to participate.
  • Non-participating audience members are welcome, of course!

The In Verse Poetry meetings leading up to this event (Thursday, April 6) will be workshops focusing on slam poetry, how to write a slam poem and how to perform! You are encouraged to attend these meetings to prepare for the slam.

First prize will be a $75 gift certificate.
Second prize will be a $25 gift certificate.
Third prize will be an honorable mention.

If you want to see what performance poetry looks like, check out Button Poetry. Examples of storytelling performance can be found on The Moth.


  • Adult
  • Seniors
  • Teen

Registration Status: 

  • Registration Required
Presented by: 
In Verse Poetry and the Writers' Critique Group
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