TITLE

SLAMMING

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Literary Cavalcade;Apr2004, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
The article presents an interview with Molly Raynor, a poet who has been competing in poetry slams for more than four years. Regarding the question about poetry slam Raynor replied that it's like an Olympic sport, except it's competitive poetry. Poets are judged with scores and poets have to use their own original work. She also explains difference between spoken word and slam. Spoken word is a type of poetry brought to life on stage. A slam is a competition. Her favorite poets are Sylvia Plath, Pablo Neruda, Billy Collins and Gwendolyn Brooks.
ACCESSION #
12515570

 

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