Local organizers of the Women of the World Poetry Slam are proud to announce New York as the host city for the 2016 competition. The four-day poetry festival will take place March 9-12, 2016 on the Pratt Institute campus in Brooklyn. All events will be open to the public of all ages.
The Women of the World Poetry Slam (WOWps) brings together 96 of the best women and gender non-conforming slam poets to compete against one another for a chance to be crowned champion. In addition to the competition, each day of the festival features poetry workshops, themed open mics and special events designed to foster community-building among participants.