Vancouver Poetry Slam featuring Duncan Shields

He is a two-time Vancouver Haiku Champion, a two-time Vancouver Nerd Slam Champion, two-time Ghost Story Slam and the winner of the 2010 IWPS Haiku Championship in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is one of only three North American poets to complete the Century Challenge of slamming 100 poems in a … Continued

Individual World Poetry Slam (IWPS) Playoff and C.R. Avery

The Vancouver Poetry House presents : The Individual Poetry Slam Playoffs Featuring C.R.Avery On Monday, September 11th at Cafe Deux Soleil, the top scoring poets of the summer season will compete to determine who will represent Vancouver in the Individual World Poetry Slam in Spokane, WA between Oct 11-14th 2017, … Continued

3rd Annual Cascadia Cup Team Poetry Slam

This event is taking place on the unceded, occupied, and stolen traditional territories of the Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Wautuh peoples. The Cascadia Cup is an annual team poetry slam featuring poetry slam teams from the region to compete for regional bragging rights and warm up for national poetry slam team … Continued

VanSlam Summer Season Aug (14th) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

Van Slam’s Carnival of Words Team Fundraiser

Hey Folks, it’s back – Slamathon version 2.0, new & improved as The Van Slam Carnival of Words! The traditional opportunity to sign up to read poetry and support Van Slam’s efforts to send a team to compete at CFSW, The Canadian Festival of Spoken Word, along with new features … Continued

VanSlam Summer Season Aug (7th) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

VanSlam Summer Season July (31st) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

VanSlam Summer Season July (17th) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

VanSlam Summer Season July (10th) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued