Tag: Karly Fesolowich

  • Slammin’ Poets Cram for Poetry Slam

    Slammin’ Poets Cram for Poetry Slam

    Poetry slams began in Chicago in the mid 1980s, becoming nationwide by 1990. Marc Smith, aka “Slam Papi” is credited with its birth. Tell this to a slam poet, however, and you’ll be met with a chorus of “So what!” The creation is not the focus. The beginning is not what matters at all –…