A day dedicated to the promotion of poetry slam: a mixture of creative writing and poetry. The US Consul has invited Kevin Coval and Jamila Woods from the Young Chicago Authors to participate in a series of activities at the Pati Llimona, including a workshop, a talk, viewing of a documentary and a demonstration of poetry slam in action.
Kevin Coval is the founder of poetry festival Louder Than A Bomb and Jamila Woods teaches poetry slam at the TCA.
• 9.30am-11am Talk on best practices for working with young people. For teachers and slammers.
• 11.30am-1.30pm 90-minute workshops
• 6.30pm-8pm Documentary "Louder than a Bomb"
• 8pm-9pm Poetry demonstration Poetry Slam Barcelona vs Young Chicago Authors
See here for more details
See here for details of the group Poetry Slam Barcelona who organise activities in the city.