Tonight is an OPEN SLAM! What does that mean? It means we’re not competing for a spot in semifinals or any kind of special prize… We’re competing for the GLORY OF THE POETRY. There will be t rounds with a three minute time limit each.
About Our Feature
Grizzy Hotz is a social worker currently living in Seattle. She can be found performing throughout the city or playing in the rain. Grizzy competed as a storm poet in the 2015 Women of the World Poetry Slam in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Additionally, in 2015 Grizzy received her Master’s in Social Work and published her thesis on incorporating expressive arts therapy into social work practice. Grizzy has formerly worked as an art instructor for the Bakul Foundation, artist in residence for Darpana Academy of Performing Arts, claymation artist for Srishti – The Environmental Quiz show, and cashier at Home Depot. Griz’s work is mostly about her experiences with mental illness and loss.