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Springfield, MO Poetry Slam ftg. Poet Jen Harris

  • Springfield Improv 308 South Avenue Springfield, MO, 65806 United States (map)

Amazing poet and activist Jen Harris will be featuring, with a poetry slam immediately after. Don't miss this poetry slam. 

Doors open at 7:00 ($5 cover) 
7:30pm: Jen Harris
8:00pm: Poetry Slam
Sign up for poetry slam starts with doors.
Poets, visit our rules page at for more info.

Jen Harris graduated Cum Laude from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts, emphases in Communication Studies, English Language and Literature. She is the recipient of the 2015 UMKC Jim Wanser Pride Award for outstanding LGBT community activism in Kansas City. Additionally, she is the recipient of the 2015 & 2014 Pitch Magazine Top 3 Poets in Kansas City award, and the 2009 ACP Kansas Journalist of the Year. Her first book of poetry, Slammed, released via Spartan Press Feb. 27, 2016. She is currently finalizing her second and third books, recording her first spoken word album, Flaunting Her Mediocrity, (due out Fall 2016), and planning her 2016 solo cross-country tour: Multiple Personalities. She has opened for internationally-acclaimed spoken work poet Andrea Gibson at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and produced shows for contemporary, published poets including Clementine Von Radics, Pages Matam, and Alexander Dang, as the Slammaster of Kansas City's first PSi certified poetry slam, PoUnd SLAM in addition to performing across the country at music festivals, private shows, on college campuses, LGBTQIA community centers, women's rights empowerment groups, protests and rallies, poetry readings, living rooms, parking lots, city sidewalks and anywhere else her voice can make a positive impact.