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BlackBerry Peach Spoken Word Events & Contests

June 5 @ 8:00 am - June 8 @ 5:00 pm

The National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS) began BlackBerry Peach with the intent of recognizing and celebrating performance poetry. BlackBerry Peach has officially combined with the NFSPS Annual Convention to further the effort to bring page and stage poets closer and to learn from one another.

SLAM WEEK EVENTS

June 5-8, 2024, at the DoubleTree Hilton in Roswell, Georgia, during the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS) Annual Convention (June 5-10, 2024).

  • Wednesday, June 5, 2024
    • 2:00 p.m. | Slam orientation
    • 6:30 p.m. | Prelims (Bouts 1 and 2)
    • 8:30 p.m. | Prelims (Bouts 3 and 4)
    • 10:30 p.m. | Themed Open Mic
  • Thursday, June 6, 2024
    • 6:30 p.m. | Prelims (Bouts 5 and 6)
    • 8:30 p.m. | Prelims (Bouts 7 and 8)
    • 10:30 p.m. | Themed Open Mic
  • Friday, June 7, 2024
    • 11:00 p.m. | NUPIC
  • Saturday, June 8, 2024
    • 6:30 p.m. | Haiku Slam
    • 8:30 p.m. | Final Stage
    • 11:00 p.m. | Open Mic

PAST WINNERS

Watch previous winners’ poems on our YouTube by searching “BlackBerry Peach Prizes for Poetry.”

Full list of past winners to come.

Details

Start:
June 5 @ 8:00 am
End:
June 8 @ 5:00 pm
Website:
https://nfsps.net/blackberry-peach

Organizer

NFSPS
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Venue

DoubleTree Hilton – Roswell
1075 Holcomb Bridge Rd
Roswell, GA 30076 United States
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