Verselandia 2012!–Portland’s First All City High School Poetry Slam,–starts at 5:00pm on April 25th at the Mission Theatre.
The MC is slam national champion Anis Mojgani. Competitors are selected from the high school slam semi finals, hosted by PPS Librarians (CHECK OUT THE WHO PAGE TO SEE FINALISTS’ NAMES!) Verselandia’s 2012 Slam Champion will be chosen by local celebrity judges. The event is produced by Portland Literary Arts and sponsored by Portland Monthly and the Paul G. Allen Foundation.
Explore the website to find out the rules of a poetry slam and to see some examples. Or check out the article on Verselandia in The Oregonion, or April’s Portland Monthly that features Verselandia! See also Madison Students Perform!