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"Slammin in the Suburbs" Roswell Poetry Slam

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Time Details:

  • Sign-In: 6:00-7:00 PM*
  • Competition Begins: 7:00 PM

    *(Must sign-up in person at the event. Sign-up list closes at 15 participants.)


Theresa Davis
Email Theresa Davis


Roswell Historic Cottage
972 Alpharetta Street
Roswell, GA 30075


The prizes will be given based on cumulative scores over the 3 rounds.
  • 1st - $1000
  • 2nd - $200
  • 3rd - $100
  • 4th - $50
  • 5th - $25


  • 1st round (15 poets): 3-minute time limit
  • 2nd round (7 poets) : 3-minute time limit
  • 3rd round: (3 poets): 3-minute time limit


  1. Each poem must be of the poet's own construction;
  2. No props or musical accompaniment;
  3. If the poet goes over time, points will be deducted from the total score (0.5 points for each 10 seconds over the grace period);
  4. Poets may not reuse poems from 2016 Roswell Roots Poetry Slam.
Contact Theresa at for more details.
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