"Using Your Writing and Presentation Skills to Enhance Performance Poetry in the Library and Classroom"

(a.k.a. A Poetry Slam!)

Hosted by: Judy Young, author of award-winning R is for Rhyme, A Poetry Alphabet

Sunday, April 19, 2009
6:30 p.m. in the John Q. Hammons Convention Center, Rogers, AR
Tickets are $40.00

Hey, Mister! Hey, Ma’am!
Come, let’s go! It’s a Poetry Slam!
Now’s your chance to win a prize!
Everybody qualifies!
Just bring a poem (or two or three)
Serious, funny, or fancy-free
Don’t be bashful, get up, be a ham!
Recite your poem at the Poetry Slam!

This event is open to everyone and the rules are simple:
• Contestants can be individuals or get together as a team.
• Bring 3 or 4 of your favorite poems.
• Poems can be your work or the work of others, serious or funny, any subject!
• Poems can be recited from memory or read aloud, up to 3-minute time limit.
• No props, costumes or music are allowed.
• Top three winners will win a prize!

Don't Miss This FUN Event!!!