Speech, stammering and slam poetry

To celebrate the launch of SLAMbassadors 2016, spoken word artist Kareem Parkins-Brown talks about speech, stammering and his journey into slam poetry I hated my stammer, hated it like an audible birthmark, but at the same time I am grateful for it because it forced imagery into the way I spoke as a kid. I […]

The SLAMbassadors Finalists

Judges Joelle Taylor, Bea Colley and Hollie McNish have chosen their six spoken word champions for 2013 – and they invite you to come and watch the poets perform!

Become a SLAMbassador!

The Poetry Society’s fabulous spoken word competition SLAMbassadors wants your poems and raps on the theme of ‘Identity’.

Vote for the SLAMbassadors UK People’s Choice!

Vote for your favourite to win the SLAMbassadors People’s Choice Award. Five lucky voters picked at random will receive a YPN notebook. Plus enter a competition for the chance to become the official SLAMbassadors UK Reviewer.

Joelle Taylor’s Poetry Challenge

Joelle Taylor reads her poem ‘No Man’s Land’ and invites you to write a poem inhabiting another character.