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IWPS Qualifier #3, with Meta Sarmiento!

May 16th, 2018 at 8:00pm
235 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102
Signups start at 7:00pm
$3 Entrance Fee

The Individual World Poetry Slam is an international competition held yearly to decide who is the most dope poet of the land. To get there, you have to qualify as the IWPS representative for your local poetry slam: so come and compete in this qualifier for a chance to move on to the final competition!


About Our Feature

Meta Sarmiento is a Filipino poet & rapper from Guam. Since his move to Denver, he’s become an Honorable Mention for the Loft Spoken Word Immersion Fellowship 2018, a semifinalist at National Poetry Slam with Slam Nuba 2017, and a TEDx Speaker. Meta‘s work is a recipient of the Best Made in the Marianas Award 2017, and he’s a winner of Spoken Word for the World 2015, in which he was flown to Paris to perform during the United Nations Climate Negotiations. He is also a three-time semifinalist for Team Back Pack Cypher Auditions. Meta uses the literary arts to be the bravest version of himself and his work often reflects on cultural identity, masculinity, and love.

 


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