For the last three years Cathy Cook has performed slam poetry in New Mexico.
She tied for second at the 2018 Southwest Shootout in the individual category and was the 2018 Lobo Slam Champion.
Her work is published in Raven Chronicles and 3Elements Literary Review and is forthcoming in Roanoke Review, and Toe Good. Her poetry is inspired by the body of the land and by the landscape of her body. Find more work at rewritereread.wordpress.com. Find her zines at Bookworks or Astrozombies.
Zachary Kluckman is an award winning poet. Named the 2015 and 2016 Slam Organizer of the Year, 2014 Slam Artist of the Year at the National Poetry Awards. They’ve been on national slam stages as an individual and as part of a group, including the Rumble Room team that went to Southern Fried Poetry Slam in 2017. At SoFried, Kluckman lead 3 newbies (me, Robin Reynolds, and Anna Martinez). A founding organizer the 100 Thousand Poets for Change program. Author of Per-City Poems, Animals in Our Flesh, Some of it is Muscle, and , one of the 4 poets in Rumble Room Volume 1, and has published at least 100 poems in various publications outside of these 4 collections.
Another poem in my final push
It’s the last day. And I’m behind. So here’s some catching up
Been super busy with group slam stuff but here’s something pieced together. It’ll likely be chunked and pulled apart and added to in creating a new group performance piece.