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IWPS Finals, with Wheeler Light!

July 18th, 2018 at 8:00pm
235 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102
Signups start at 7:00pm
$3 Entrance Fee

Come out and see the finals for our Individual World Poetry Slam representative tournament!

Poets who have been qualifying all year for this final event will go head-to-head for the single representative slot, and an expenses paid trip to IWPS in October! It’s sure to be a night of fantastic poetry!

About Our Feature

Wheeler Light lives in Boulder, Colorado, where he writes and leads poetry workshops for Art From Ashes. A Pushcart Prize nominee and recipient of the Difficult Fruit Poetry Prize, he strives to create poetry in which trauma and healing can exist together. Light was a member of the 2017 Mercury Cafe National Poetry Slam team and has featured at open mics across the country. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Hobart Pulp, New Delta Review, The Meadow, and Pretty Owl Poetry, among others.


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