2016 Slam Poetry Diversity Competition

Writing Wrongs in a Diverse World

This year's Slam Poetry Completion was a terrific success! Our theme this year was "Writing Wrongs in a Diverse World" and a big congratulations to our winners: Aneeta Xavier and Katherine Mayfield; Zackary Gentry and Danny Gentile; and our first prize winners L'Aunjanee Carriere and Danielle Edmonds.

Special thanks to our host and workshop leader Joaquín Zihuatanejo, spoken word artist, and award-winning teacher, and also to SUAAB and Jonathan (GNO) White.

Also performing that evening were several brave open mic-ers from the audience and a special guest, member of the South Asian a cappella ensemble Dhunki and chairperson for the Student Diversity Advisory Council, Lavanya Desai with a brilliant rendition of "Hello" by Adele.

Our winners will be presented their awards at the 7th Annual Diversity Awards and Soirée April 29th. 2016. For more information and ticket sales visit this link.