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The 2nd Annual #MormonPoetrySlam Winners

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I’m pleased to announce the winners of the 2nd Annual #MormonPoetrySlam: The Audience Choice Performance goes to Laura Craner reading “How Long?” by Darlene Young. * * * The Editor’s Pick Performance goes to Jim Richards reading “Little Lion Face” by May Swenson. Congratulations to Laura and Jim! And a huge thanks to all the participants and voters! Share your… Read more »

Let the 2nd Annual #MormonPoetrySlam Voting Begin!

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Now that the busyness of Christmas has passed and the final performance in the 2nd Annual #MormonPoetrySlam has posted (see the event archive here), it’s time to determine the winner of the Audience Choice Award. For your consideration and reviewing pleasure, here are the eighteen entries, listed in order of appearance (you may need to hit “Read next page” at… Read more »

#MormonPoetrySlam, Day 13 (2014): Laura Craner reads
“Pro Genitors” by Jonathon Penny

Read more about the Mormon Poetry Slam here and see the posting schedule here. Vote for your favorite performance here (the link will go live once all the entries have been posted). Use #MormonPoetrySlam if you post about this in your social media circles.

#MormonPoetrySlam, Day 7 (2014): Laura Craner Reads
“Apple” by Patricia Karamesines

"Apples" from astronomy_blog on Flickr (BY NC SA)

Here’s a link to the poem if you’d like to follow along as Laura reads. Read more about the Mormon Poetry Slam here and see the posting schedule here. Vote for your favorite performance here (the link will go live once all the entries have been posted). Use #MormonPoetrySlam when you post about this in your social media circles.

#MormonPoetrySlam, Day 2 (2014): Laura Craner Reads
“How Long?” by Darlene L. Young

"We wait. We are bored." from Sara on Flickr

Here’s a link to the poem if you’d like to follow along as Laura reads. Read more about the Mormon Poetry Slam here and see the posting schedule here. Vote for your favorite performance here (the link will go live once all the entries have been posted). Use #MormonPoetrySlam if you post about this in your social media circles.

The 2014 #MormonPoetrySlam Entries are in…

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The submissions are in for the 2nd Annual #MormonPoetrySlam: eighteen poems from nine readers (a slight increase from last year). Now that our contestants have thrown their voices into the ring, here’s how the competition will go down: Beginning Monday, December 1, I’ll post a performance each day from Monday–Saturday until I’ve shared all eighteen. That will round things off… Read more »

The #MormonPoetrySlam Winners

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I’m pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 #MormonPoetrySlam: The Audience Choice Performance goes to Laura Craner reading “Introduction to the Mysteries (or How to Read a Poem)” by Patricia Karamesines. * * * The Editor’s Pick Performance goes to Ben Abbott reading “The Excommunicate” by Danny Nelson. Congratulations to Laura and Ben! And a huge thanks to all… Read more »

Vote for Your Favorite #MormonPoetrySlam Performance

Now that the final performance in the first Mormon Poetry Slam has posted (see the event archive here), it’s time to determine the winner of the Audience Choice Award. For your consideration and reviewing pleasure, here are the fourteen entries, listed in order of appearance: [View the story “The 2013 #MormonPoetrySlam” on Storify] Now that you’ve reviewed the entries, before… Read more »

Mormon Poetry Slam, Day 11: Laura Craner Reads
“Feel Me” by May Swenson

"Sunday Morning" from tomroper [Tom Roper] on Flickr

Here’s a link to Swenson’s poem if you’d like to follow along as Laura reads. Read more about the Mormon Poetry Slam here and see the posting schedule here. Vote for your favorite performance here (the link will go live once all the entries have been posted). Use #MormonPoetrySlam if you post about this in your social media circles.

Mormon Poetry Slam, Day 7: Laura Craner Reads
“Bleeding” by May Swenson

"blood" from bedrocan on Flickr

Here’s a link to Swenson’s poem if you’d like to follow along as Laura reads. Read more about the Mormon Poetry Slam here and see the posting schedule here. Vote for your favorite performance here (the link will go live once all the entries have been posted). Use #MormonPoetrySlam if you post about this in your social media circles.