|Jahman Hill and Jonathan Peterson|
Bards & Brews presented three cash prizes to its poetry slam winners at the Central Library on Friday, October 5.
|Getting judged by the audience!|
- First place ($250 check) – Jahman Hill, a student at The University of Alabama
- Second place ($150 check) – Jonathan Peterson of Montgomery, Alabama, who performs as "JP Da Poet"
- Third place ($50 check) – Andrea Taylor of Montgomery, Alabama
A poetry slam is a competition using elimination rounds during poetry performances that are judged by a panel chosen from the audience. Voice Porter emceed the event.
BPL hosts Bards & Brews monthly except December, usually on the first Friday evening. For more information and upcoming dates, visit Bards & Brews on Facebook or the BPL events calendar.
Prizes were made possible by a generous donation from the Friends Foundation of the Birmingham Public Library