Bowery Slam Feat. Paul Tran

Mon, 07 March 2016 // 09:00 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)

The New Generation of Slam. Compete for a slot on the Bowery Slam Team!

This week's feature is Paul Tran, with your host Ashley August.

$10 admission / $15 for PoetNY & Bowery Slam Signups and doors at 8:30pm 5 slam slots, first come, first served 3 rounds/ 3 poems/ 3 mins each/ 2 move to our semis!

PAUL TRAN is the 10th ranked slam poet in the world. He's the first Asian American poet in almost 20 years to represent New York City with the Nuyorican Poets Cafe at both the National Poetry Slam and Individual World Poetry Slam. His Pushcart Prize-nominated work appears in Prairie Schooner, the Offing, the Cortland Review, RHINO, which gave him a 2015 Editor's Prize, and others. Paul has received fellowships and residencies from Kundiman, VONA, Poets House, Lambda Literary, Napa Valley, Home School Miami, and the Vermont Studio Center. He lives in NYC, where he's an Urban Word NYC Mentor and writing his first book.

Bowery Slam is generously supported by the Radio Drama Network.