VERSeFest Women's Slam Showcase

Day 3 of VERSeFest was The Women’s Slam Showcase of V, Kay’la Fraser, Kimbit and Missaralee, hosted by Jenna Tenn-Yuk. Missaralee told of being stuck speechless, except for the “words sanctioned by Shakespeare”, the right time and place being the stage, not interpersonal space. Girls are told to be quiet and obey. (Know that upbringing!) […]

VERSeFest 2013: Day 3, 7pm

Let’s wayback-time-machine-ourselves from World Poetry Day to March 14th. Stuart Ross, Don Mckay and Catherine Owen were the 7pm show sponsored by Tree. There were conversation circles forming the book area. David welcomed people, thanked sponsors and passed over the mic… the last few people came in the door getting their tickets or waving their […]

Urban Legends at VERSeFest

Jamal hosted the Urban Legend’s competition. The sign up list of poets was randomized and the crowd called out a number of who would go next. The winner of the night would automatically get a place in the semi-finals. And $250 cash. Second spot gets $100 and third spot $50. First up was the sacrificial […]