Giorgia Peckman ’18 invites you to hear slam poetry:
WeSlam is hosting the first competitive poetry slam of the semester, featuring Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib. The top 3 poets from this slam will continue to our Grand Slam in November, where the top poets of the whole season will compete for a spot Wesleyan’s traveling slam team.
Writer’s Block (156 High Street program dorm) is hosting a writing workshop the day of the slam at 4:30pm at the Shapiro Creative Writing Center (across the street from 156 High) which will be led and taught by Hanif.
About Hanif: Hailing from Columbus, Ohio, Hanif currently resides in New Haven, Connecticut. He has been published in various journals including Muzzle, Vinyl, and Radius and has his first full-length book of poems forthcoming from Button Poetry. “He thinks poems can change the world, but really wants to talk to you about music, sports, and sneakers.”
Information about sign-ups available soon at here (Facebook).
Date: Friday, September 25th
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Place: 200 Church