F-Word Live Poetry Slam

"F-Word LIVE!" Poetry Slam

Friday, September 21, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
508 S. Main Street, downtown Moscow 

This spectacular performance poetry event celebrating the "other F-word" -- FEMINISM -- featured a number of local spoken word artists and performers showcasing a wide variety of original poetry.

Thanks to generous donations from supportive and committed patrons of the arts, we were able to offer this event completely free to all students with valid student ID! Over 150 people attended the event, which highlighted the talents of a diverse number of local poets and activists, including:

Toluwani Adekunle   Oops, the F-Word Again
Kate Burns   City Dreams
Hannah Chessin   rise
Traci Craig   Sounds Like and What I Did Today
Cassie Hiddleson   Deserve Better
Syddah Jane   My Sister, I Am Sorry
The Fabulous Jakelyne   When You Call Me “Sir” and A Short letter to Cis-heteros
Kamella Kafiyeva   One in the Same
Julia Keleher   Rebellion and Tofu; Like, You Know, Whatever: Who Really Cares About the Tiny Mouse About to be Eaten by the Hungry Cat?; and Cement Never Rots Away
Jameson Kelley   HomeTown
Joseph Melior   Is History Her Story?
Alexandra Pfeiffer   We Are Done and Hips Like Weapons
Jackie Sandmeyer   New Beginnings
Megan Wilson   Sandra Fluke, Iʼm a Slut, Too
 
Due to the success of the event, the Women's Center plans to make this an annual program! Whether you're an aspiring or seasoned poet, if you'd like to receive a Save the Date for the Fall 2013 "F-Word Live" event, please contact Lysa Salsbury, Coordinator for Women's Center Programs, at lsalsbur@uidaho.edu.

About Spoken Word
Spoken word is a form of performance poetry that often uses alliterated prose or verse and occasionally, metered verse, to express social commentary. Traditionally, it is in the first person, is from the poet’s point of view, and is themed in current events.

Feminist Spoken Word Artists We Love
Alix Olson
Andrea Gibson
Kimberly Dark
Staceyann Chin