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Saturday, April 9 • 9:00pm - 11:30pm
Wake Up To Poetry!

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Wake Forest students compete in Poetry Slam! Cash prizes! Big talent! Possible Open Mic for Words Awake participants!

Please note: no karaoke permitted.


Julie Dunlop

Julie Dunlop (’95) teaches creative writing and English in New Mexico.  Her poetry is published regularly in JAMA and other medical periodicals. Her latest complete book of poems is Breath, Bone, Earth, Sky.

Clint McCown

Clint McCown (’74) is the only two-time winner of the American Fiction Prize. He has written three novels and recently completed a fourth, Haints. Clint has also published three volumes of poetry and received the Academy of American Poets Prize, among other honors. In journalism, he received the Associated Press Award for Documentary Excellence. He has worked with HBO Television, Warner Bros., and the National Shakespeare Company. Clint... Read More →

Gail Segal

Gail Segal (’74) is a writer, filmmaker, and teacher. Her film work includes the Peabody Award winning documentary, Arguing the World, (Co-Prod.) and a 15-part PBS television series The Shakespeare Hour. The documentary short, Soapy (producer/director) aired on the PBS series Southern Lens. Recent films include Meanwhile in Turkey, a documentary about the agency of women artisans during contemporary political... Read More →

Lamaya Covington Williams

Lamaya Covington Williams (’01, ’05 MALS) teaches Humanities at Forsyth Technical Community College, and is the author of Quite Happy, a highly acclaimed collection of poems.

Saturday April 9, 2016 9:00pm - 11:30pm
Shortys Wake Forest University

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