For our yearly Valentine’s Day-themed slam, bring your love-themed poetry! Be it sappy or vengeful, it will be welcome on the stage. Competitors will fight it out for nothing but a smug sense of self satisfaction!
About Our Feature
A.M. Pressman is an Indonesian-American comedian and poet living in Richmond, Virginia. Their work has appeared on Button Poetry, Slamfind, Poictesme, and Write About Now, and explores issues of mixed Asian identity, family, faith, sexuality, gender, and trauma through personal narratives. They are a 2016 and 2017 CUPSI Best Poet Nominee, 2016 Southern Fried Indie Finalist, 2017 WOWPS and IWPS Representative for Washington D.C.’s Beltway Slam, 2017 NPS semi-finalist and most recently placed 2nd in individual competition at the 2018 Rustbelt Poetry Festival in Detroit.