Poetry in Motion presents Markeisha Hill

Time: 7:30 pm

It’s Slam Time! And for the second month in a row, we are excited to bring an international poet to the Poetry in Motion stage!
Wednesday, September 3 at 7:30pm
Meow 9 Edward Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011

Markeisha Hill is a junior Sociology and English double major at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Originally from Louisiana, she has been a part of the spoken word community since she was 16 years old, competing at the 2012 Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam and has gone on to compete on the collegiate level as a member of the Wesleyan University slam team for two years. She is currently studying at the University of Auckland.

This month is also Poetry in Motion’s last poetry slam heat for the year! This is your last opportunity to enter into the Wellington Regional competition, and from there have a chance at the NZ Poetry Slam.

Space is limited in the slam, so get there early if you want to sign up. It will be a two-round poetry slam, with usual rules applying:

– no props
– no costumes
– no music
– judges selected randomly from the audience by the MC.
– 3 minute time period with ten seconds grace. Time starts as soon as you begin to speak.

Don’t miss this talented feature poet and your last chance to enter into enter the NZ Poetry Slam competition!


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