Three poets to represent Louisiana at World Poetry Slam

It’s the only time and place where 72 women champions meet, and compete face-to-face. While it sounds like a season of E! Network’s, “Total Divas,” the fists on this stage are metaphorical—it’s the Women of the World Poetry Slam. This year’s competition is in Austin, Texas, beginning March 19. Each slam venue is allowed to send one woman representative to WoWPS, but not just anyone. The representative for each venue is the slam champion, proving to be the best female poet in her venue and subsequently in this case, in her city. Louisiana is sending three representatives—Leslie D!, The Wordsmith, and FreeQuency. Read more at The Drum Newspaper.

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