Poetry Slam Featuring
includes Open Mic and One-Round Slam
Friday, January 25, 2013
8 p.m. Uptown
Karyna McGlynn is the author of I Have to Go Back to 1994 and Kill a Girl, winner of the Kathryn A. Morton Prize from Sarabande Books, as well as several chapbooks. Her work has appeared in Fence, Salt Hill, Columbia Poetry Review, Copper Nickel, Ninth Letter, Denver Quarterly, and the anthologies Poetry Slam: The Competitive Art of Performance Poetry and The Spoken Word Revolution Redux. Before receiving her MFA from the University of Michigan, Karyna was a member of five National Poetry Slam teams from Austin, Seattle, and Ann Arbor. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Houston, where she serves as Managing Editor for Gulf Coast.