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Philly Pigeon Poetry Slam Featuring Rachel McKibbens

Events. At Philadelphia Mausoleum Of Contemporary Arts , 531 North 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA. United states.

Friday October 3 2014, 8:30pm


$15 Reserved Seating www.thephillypigeon.com
$10 at the door. All ages welcome.

531 N. 12th Street Philly, PA 19123
(Just North of Spring Garden)

Septa: Broad Street Line, 23,43,61

A poetry slam is a competition between poets performing original work judged by members of the audience. The content and styles are as diverse as the people of our great city.

Top finishers in the grand slam will represent The Pigeon and Philadelphia at the National Poetry Slam!

Come perform, watch or judge.

Poets wishing to compete should arrive at 8:30 to put their names in the hat. All poets who put their name in the hat pay half price. At 9:00 poets names will be picked out of the hat.

1st round 10 poets
2nd round 4 poets
3rd round 2 poets

The Pigeon* is excited to announce that this month's feature and workshop** leader:


is a New York Foundation for the Arts poetry fellow and author of the critically acclaimed volumes of poetry, Pink Elephant (2009) and Into the Dark & Emptying Field (2013.)

She is a nine-time National Poetry Slam team member, has appeared on eight NPS final stages, is the 2009 Women of the World Poetry Slam champion and the 2011 National Underground Poetry Slam individual champion.

She co-curates the reading series Poetry & Pie Night in upstate New York.

*The Pigeon is an audacious bird that is everywhere.
** The Pigeon Presents: The Nest. A Poetry Workshop. Starts at 7:00 sharp and is free with admission into the slam.