Spit Yo Bars Poetry Slam: Featuring Britteney Black Rose Kapri

This poetry slam competition is one that you do not want to miss! The Midwest Writing Center and Roaring Rhetoric are starting off the new year right, bringing you the very talented poet and teaching artist Britteney Black Rose Kapri! She will be our headliner for this poetry slam! Here is a little more about our headliner..

Britteney Black Rose Kapri is a poet, teaching artist, petty enthusiast and Slytherin from Chicago. Currently she is an alumna turned Teaching Artist Fellow at Young Chicago Authors. She is a staff member for Black Nerd Problems and Pink Door Women’s Writing Retreat. Her first chapbook titled “Winona and Winthrop” was published in June of 2014 through New School Poetics. She has also been published in the Breakbeat Poets volume One & Two, Poetry Magazine, Vinyl, Day One, Seven Scribes, The Offing, Kinfolks Quarterly and her number on many dive bar bathroom walls. She is a 2015 Rona Jaffe Writers Award Recipient. You can probably find her on twitter talking shit about all the things you love, in a classroom talking shit about your kids or at a barstool just talking shit.

So come be entertained, or come and compete in the slam. Bring YO BARS!!

If you would like to sign up for the competition, send an email to rockislandsupperclubwords@gmail.com

To clarify, this is a competition exclusively for poetry, it is not an open mic event.

Rock Island Supper Club
1611 2nd Ave.
Rock Island, IL

Event Date: 

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 18:00 to 21:00


Rock Island Supper Club