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Poetry: Performance Poetry

Use this guide to learn more about poetry books, journals, genres, websites, internet publications, contests, awards, and much more...

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Poetry as Performance

Sites with information on poetry performances, slam competitions and events

Poetry Alive!  Poetry Performance workshop techniques, resources, and videos

Poetry Slam, Inc.  Sponsors the National Poetry Slam

Poetry Out Loud  A National competition with prizes at the regional and state levels.  This site offers poems, techniques, and videos of outstanding performances

IndieFeed: Performance Poetry

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Poetry Out Loud

"Sympathy" by Paul Laurence Dunbar, as recited by Rosa Scott High School freshman John Uzodinma, from Madison, Mississippi.

TED Talk: Performance Poet Sarah Kay

Also available in Tutt Library via Films on Demand. (18 min.) Contents: B (3:38) -- Introduction to Performance Poetry (3:01) -- Spoken Word Journey (1:47) -- "Ten Things I Know to be True" (2:44) -- Accessible Art Form (2:52) -- "Hiroshima" (4:03) -- Credits: TEDTalks: Sarah Kay - If I Should Have a Daughter (0:06)

An Australian Poetry Slam Champ

On Sunday, November 27th 2011, a packed Sydney Theatre chose Luka Lesson to be Australia's Slam Champion.

Performance Poetry Video

Poet Rose Smith performing her work.

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