Slam Poetry

By: Joelle Taylor

Video / Poetry / 14-16

Join award-winning poet and founder of the national youth poetry slam championships SLAMbassadors Joelle Taylor to explore the form of slam poetry, its themes and techniques – and learn how to transform your personal politics into transformative spoken word. This session will explore identity and life story as its basis, and will include tips from Joelle on performance techniques.  This workshop is roughly 60minutes including writing time. If you’re short of time skip to 10:42 to start the first writing activity.

This video was originally streamed live on 24/06/21 as part of a week of National Writing Day activities and was recorded for use as part of this digital resource library with permission from the Writer.

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