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1st Place - $300 
nd Place - $125
rd Place - $75   

Cincinnati Poetry Slam is be a bi-monthly poetry slam founded in May 2018 by Cincinnati based artist, educator and entrepreneur, Kimberly "DuWaup" Bolden in collaboration with Artsville. This event supports unity in the Cincinnati poetry community and throughout the region by providing opportunities for poets/spoken word artists to connect in a space where all feel welcome and supported. As we all know, the power of unity is undeniable.

Cincinnati Poetry Slam strives to be a space that is stimulating and inclusive for both artists and patrons alike.

Registration is open to poets/spoken word artists ages 16 and older and is NOT limited to Cincinnati residents only. All are welcome.

Limited vendor spaces is available.

For registration and vendor information, please email: