Title

Maine first saw a poetry slam a few years ago at the Maine Festival, and the sla

Authors

Paul Karr

Source

Casco Bay Weekly

Date

8-11-1994

Pages

15, 17

Abstract

Maine first saw a poetry slam a few years ago at the Maine Festival, and the slam scene took root in Portland last fall when Granny Killam's Industrial Drinkhouse started hosting slams. The slammers' mix of words and antics have pleased the crowds that attended, but some observers feel the slams are diminishing the importance of the written word. Details.

Subjects

Poetry

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