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Slamlandia Digital Open Mic ft. Angelique Palmer

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free
Online, N/A, Portland, OR 97207
We’re so incredibly excited for Slamlandia Digital Open Mic ft. Angelique Palmer this upcoming Thursday! Here’s what you need to know about this month’s feature:
Angelique Palmer (she/her) is a performance poet, a finalist in the 2015 Women of the World Poetry Slam, and a member of the 2017 Busboys and Poets/Beltway Poetry Slam Team. Author of The Chambermaid’s Style Guide, and the upcoming Also Dark (Etruscan Press), she’s a Florida State University Creative Writing graduate who calls northern Virginia home. Her work centers on Black Femme Narratives, Awkward Queerness, and Mental Health & Recovery. She makes her own ice cream.
Slamlandia is hosting another digital poetry open mic. This open mic – only poetry, no music please – will take place on September 30th. 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://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtdeGrrD8rHtysRm7dtd6fY32cfQ7Cgn3C

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 Angelique Palmer.

Angelique Palmer (she/her) is a performance poet, a finalist in the 2015 Women of the World Poetry Slam, and a member of the 2017 Busboys and Poets/Beltway Poetry Slam Team. Author of The Chambermaid’s Style Guide, and the upcoming Also Dark (Etruscan Press), she’s a Florida State University Creative Writing graduate who calls northern Virginia home. Her work centers on Black Femme Narratives, Awkward Queerness, and Mental Health & Recovery. She makes her own ice cream.

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. September’s featured poet is Angelique Palmer (she/her).

Register in advance for this event

If you have any questions, please contact slamlandia@gmail.com or jessica@literary-arts.org.

We are so excited to announce our end of year Slamlandia feature line-up! Get ready to see Angelique Palmer in September, Beth May in October, Omer Ahmed in November, and William Nu’utupu Giles in December – what an amazing group of poets! We hope to see you at all these poetry open mics to see these poets, share some words of your own, and round out the year with some amazing art!
(A quick note on our September show – we are pushing our show back to avoid the date conflicting with Yom Kippur, hence why the event date is a little later than usual.)

 

Angelique Palmer is a competitive poetry doyen, member of the 2017 Beltway Poetry Slam Team, and a finalist in the 2015 Women of the World Poetry Slam.

The Creative Writing graduate from Florida State University now calls northern Virginia home. She’s penned 12 self-published chapbooks and authored THE CHAMBERMAID’S STYLE GUIDE, the full-length book of poetry on Sargent Press.

She was among 25 new members accepted to the 2015 A ROOM OF HER OWN writing retreat, and is a 2014 PINK DOOR WRITING RETREAT retreat alumna. In December 2017 she became a member of THE WATERING HOLE Graduate Fellows.  Her publications include BORDERLINE, DRUNK IN A MIDNIGHT CHOIR, WUSGOOD?, and THE MUD SEASON REVIEW. She is the co-editor of BEECH STREET REVIEW, in her third year of instruction at FURIOUS FLOWER POETRY CENTER CREATIVITY CAMP and slam manager at THE BELTWAY POETRY SLAM.

She’s been the featured poet in cities across the U.S.

Formerly an instructor at the American Poetry Museum in Washington, DC, she continues to lead workshops, volunteer with spoken word-based charities. She makes her own ice cream, is learning more sushi and pescatarian lifestyles and can loom knit you a new life.

  She’s pretty cool.

Details

Date:
September 30
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Source:
https://literary-arts.org/event/slamlandia-9/2021-09-30/

Venue

Online
N/A
Portland, OR 97207

Organizers

Slamlandia
Website:
http://slamlandia.com
Phone:
503-227-2583
Email:
la@literary-arts.org
Website:
https://literary-arts.org