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A presentation of Slamma Lamma Ding Dong, along with readings by 10 poets will serve as the finale of the Reynolds Writers & Readers series tonight (Friday, Feb. 24) at the Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA).
Among the poets giving readings are: Kearney – Terry Schifferns; Lincoln – Dominique Garay; Ogallala – Erica Chu; and Omaha – Nat Derickson, Heidi Hermanson, Bruce Koborg, Matt Mason and Sarah McKinstry-Brown.
Charles Fort, founder and director of the Reynolds Writers & Readers Series, will give a reading.
Featuring 35 writers who have been part of the slam community since 1999, Slamma Lamma Ding Dong,an anthology of Nebraska slam poetry, is a compilation of the work of poetry slam pioneers. It was edited by JM Huscher, Dan Leamen and Matt Mason.
“It is energetic writing, whether on the page or on a stage, keeping you well entertained,” Fort said.
Proceeds from the sales will go to the Slam Team fund, which helps to send Nebraska poets to national slam competitions.