The Individual World Poetry Slam is a yearly international competition to find the best slam poet in the world. Come to see poets compete for a chance at this coveted poetry slam title! We also have an open mic at the start of every slam.
About Our Feature
Justin Lamb is an educator, writer and 2013 National Poetry Slam champion with Team Slam New Orleans. A four-time member of the nationally acclaimed Team SNO (2011-14), Justin is a two-time Slam New Orleans Grand Champion and author of the live poetry album However It Turns Out Is Perfect and chapbook Everything Has A Place. He is currently an MFA candidate at the University of New Orleans.
Rain City Slam is committed to safety in our community for all of our members. We ask that anyone entering our community in any capacity treat the audience, poets, venue staff, Rain City community members and featuring artists as equals. We refuse to permit any act of hate, violence or bigotry on or off our stage and microphone and will ban any person or persons involved in those acts. Any person whose safety has been threatened in any way should report the occurrence to a member of the Rain City Slam board. We will keep information confidential and anonymous and provide any support needed. Absolutely NO ONE is above this rule and inappropriate, dangerous, hateful or violent behavior is unacceptable for everyone.