Stage a poetry slam : creating performance poetry events insider tips, backstage advice, and lots of examples / Marc Kelly Smith with Joe Kraynak.
Author: Smith, Marc Kelly.
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks MediaFusion, 2009.
ISBN: 9781402218989 (pbk.)
Description: xvii, 275 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subject: Poetry slams Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Performance poetry Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Poetry slams Information resources.
Performance poetry Information resources.
Contents: Digging the roots of spoken word poetry -- Soaking in the spirit of slam -- Slam competition rules, regulations, and other formalities -- Should I become a slammaster? -- Sharpening your vision -- Plotting your show: all aboard slampapi's entertainment express -- Scoping out the right venue -- All the slam's a stage -- Let's get technical -- Choosing & organizing your crew -- Getting the word out: publicizing your show -- Expanding your market: special shows.