Wordplay Poets Coordinator Job Posting

WORDPLAY POETS COORDINATOR ORGANIZATION: Vancouver Poetry House DEADLINE: June 8, 2018 WEBSITE: www.vancouverpoetryhouse.com REMUNERATION: $3000/year JOB DESCRIPTION: Part-time position coordinating poetry in schools program. WordPlay poets stage spoken word performances, host events, make keynote speeches, and conduct workshops in dozens of venues every year, everything from high schools to writers’ … Continued

Vancouver Poetry Slam Elections

Dear Van Slam Family, On behalf of Vancouver Poetry House, the umbrella organization that facilitates The Vancouver Poetry Slam, The Vancouver Youth Poetry Slam, Hullabaloo, Wordplay, Word Camp and Verses, please consider this the formal announcement for the next Van Slam Family meeting on Sunday May 27th 2018 at 2PM … Continued

Van Slam Fall/ Winter Season 2017-18 (March 12th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

Van Slam Fall/ Winter Season 2017-18 (December 11th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

Van Slam Fall/ Winter Season 2017-18 (November 20th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

Van Slam Fall/ Winter Season 2017-18 (November 13th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

Van Slam Fall/ Winter Season 2017-18 (November 6th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

Van Slam Fall/ Winter Season 2017-18 (October 16th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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

CIPS/IWPS Last Chance Slam featuring Emilee Nimetz

We acknowledge this event is taking place on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh people. Please be respectful of that fact and its potential impacts when attending all VPH events. The Vancouver Poetry House presents Emilee Nimetz featuring at the CIPS/ IWPS Last Chance Slam. About our … 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

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 (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

Vancouver Queer Slam featuring Jillian Christmas

It’s that time of year again! We need to crown our 2017 Queer Slam Champion. Without putting too many definitions on what a Queer Slam is, this competition will showcase, express, and celebrate the work of Van Slam’s writers of queer poetry. Featuring Jillian Christmas, the winner of 2016’s Capturing … Continued

VanSlam Summer Season (May 29th) 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 (May 1st) 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 Semi Final #2 featuring Rabbit Richards

The Vancouver Poetry Slam presents feature poet, Rabbit Richards! This slam is the second of two Semi-Finals bouts which will select 8 poets who will compete (alongside the Last Chance Slam winner) in the VanSlam Team final on April 24th during Verses Festival of Words. Poets competing in this slam … Continued

VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Feb 13th 2017)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Feb 6th 2017)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Jan 30th 2017)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Jan 09 2017)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Dec 19th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Oct 31st)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works when qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Oct 10th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued