Kentucky Women Writers Conference: September 12-14th, 2014


Wild Women of Poetry Slam / Faith A. Smith Poetry Prize

Emcee Bianca Spriggs and headliner Ellen Hagan will host 8–10 spoken word poets vying for the $500 Faith A. Smith Poetry Prize. Each poet receives $100, some travel reimbursement, and free admission to the Kentucky Women Writers Conference.  Contact biancaspriggs@gmail.com if you are interested in competing. You may also view photos from last year's slam.

The Wild Women of Poetry Slam has thrived since 2006 as an opportunity for nationally renowned spoken-word artists to perform in a women-only slam. Formerly known as the Gypsy Poetry Slam, it has taken place in various venues and featured a stellar cast of headliners and winners from throughout the United States.