Event Schedule
Writers' Block Open Mic Poetry & Poetry Slam : Every Wednesday @ 8:00 pm
Special poetry shows - First Draft & Wet Ink - throughout the calendar!

OPEN MIC POETRY
Every Wednesday!

Writers' Block Poetry Night
@ Kafe Kerouac
Our infamous weekly open mic show!
Doors open @ 8:00     Admission $5

[ Special Shows & Slams (list of dates) ]

UPCOMING SPECIAL SHOWS

JANUARY 18 – First Draft – Nuku Haiku Deathmatch w/ special feature Gus Wood
JANUARY 19 – Workshop (w/ Scott Woods)
FEBRUARY 6 – Win & You’re In Slam w/ special guest teams from Columbus, Detroit and Cincinnati
FEBRUARY 15 – First Draft – Beauty vs. Brawn Slam
MARCH 15 – First Draft – Erotic Idol
MARCH 27 – Feature Billy Tuggle
APRIL 10 - NPS Team Grand Slam and feature Jon Sands
APRIL 19 – First Draft – Page meets Stage
APRIL 24 – Decathlon Slam
JUNE 8 – Columbus Arts Festival Poetry Slam
JUNE 21 – First Draft – Persona Poem Open Mic
JULY 3 - NO SHOW FOR HOLIDAY
JULY 19 – First Draft – Funny as Hell Open Mic
JULY 26 – Sheddin’
AUGUST 16 – First Draft – Group Piece Showcase
SEPTEMBER 20 – First Draft – Nerd Deathmatch
OCTOBER 5 – Page Meets Stage
OCTOBER 9 - Poets Choice Awards
OCTOBER 18 – First Draft – Dead Poets Open Mic
OCTOBER 30 – WB Halloween Show
NOVEMBER 15 – First Draft – 30 Second Slam
DECEMBER 4 - First Draft
DECEMBER 25 - NO SHOW FOR HOLIDAY
JANUARY 1, 2014 - NO SHOW FOR HOLIDAY

POETRY SLAMS
At least once a month!

Our infamous poetry competitions!
Poets come out and sharer their work...and audience members score them live!
Slams have been happening for over two decades and the WB sends
poets out of this reading to national competitions!
Doors open @ 8:00     Admission $5



NPS 2013 (Boston, MA)
(January - April; GS in April - 5 preliminary slams)

January 30
February 20
February 27
March 20
March 27
Top 8 in Grand Slam - April 10
[ Most Current Results ]


iWPS 2013
(June - August, GS in August - 4 prelims)

June 19 (3 min & 2 min)
June 26 (3 min & 1 min)
July 17 (2 min & 1 min)
July 24 (3 min & 3 min)

Top 8 in Grand Slam - July 31 (1, 2 & 3 min)

[ Most Current Results ]

WOWps 2014
(October - November, GS in December - 4 prelims)

October 16 (3 min & 2 min)
October 23 (3 min & 1 min)
November 13 (2 min & 1 min)
November 20 (3 min & 3 min)

Top 8 in Grand Slam - December 4 (1, 2 & 3 min)

[ Most Current Results ]

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