Thursday, October 11, 2018

Bards & Brews October Poetry Slam Winners Announced

Jahman Hill and Jonathan Peterson

Bards & Brews presented three cash prizes to its poetry slam winners at the Central Library on Friday, October 5.

The winners were:
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

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