The Complete Idiot's Guide to Slam PoetryBook - 2004
Get in on the action...CD included! According to the PBS television series The United States of Poetry, a "strand of new poetry began at Chicago's Green Mill Tavern in 1986 when Marc Smith found a home for the Poetry Slam." Since then, performance poetry has spread throughout the United States. Now, the father of the poetry slam presents the most comprehensive book on spoken-word poetry performances.
Publisher: Indianapolis : Alpha, c2004
Characteristics: xxvi, 370 p. : ill. + 2 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.). --
Alternative Title: Slam poetry