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Slamlandia Digital Open Mic ft. Greg Harries
June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Slamlandia is hosting another digital poetry open mic. This open mic – only poetry, no music please – will take place on June 17th. We’ll be hosting this event with the help of Literary Arts.
You can access our Zoom link in advance. Here is the link to register: https://
Sign ups for the open mic will be posted at 6:30pm PT day of via Facebook posts and an Instagram story. Comment / reply to get your name on the list (you can also sign up via the chat function in the Zoom). Our open mic will begin at 7pm. Poets gets 3 minutes to share poetry – please do not go over time.
We will have a feature from Greg Harrries.
Greg Harries is an educator and writer living in Omaha. He’s represented Omaha at several team and individual poetry slams, and is the primary organizer for Omaha Poetry Slam. He has been published in Andrea Gibson’s compilation We Will Be Shelter and on Button Poetry. He works for the Nebraska Writers Collective as a Teaching Artist, and is always trying to walk the tightrope between the personal and the universal.
Slamlandia is a poetry open mic and slam that meets every month. This mic provides a creative, fun, and welcoming space for all literary communities in Portland. We encourage poets new and old to come share their work. We strive towards a safer space for poets to read their own poetry, witness others, and participate in community.
Hosted by Julia Gaskill.
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