Benedictine University at Springfield is sponsoring a Poetry Slam at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11 on campus at Ginkgo Square. Prizes are $100 for first place, $50 for second and $25 for third.
Poetry Slam host is John McCarthy.
This event starts at 7 p.m and will run until 9 p.m. The slam is open to the public and anyone is welcome to perform. The slam will cap at 15 participants who will then compete in front of a panel of preselected judges. The slam will be preceded by an open mic.
The public is also invited to come and watch, but should be advised that adult language may be present. If you are interested in performing or have questions, contact McCarthy at firstname.lastname@example.org.