Halloween Poetry Slam & Open Mic w/ Booth

Halloween Poetry Slam & Mic w/ Booth

Halloween Poetry Slam & Open Mic w/ Booth

Bring your most ghoulish and eerie poems for our Halloween Slam and Open Mic!

About this event

The Event

Indy Reads and Booth (students, faculty, and alumni from the Butler University MFA program) are excited to partner to host our first Halloween Slam and Open Mic. Costumes are encouraged!

We welcome poets of all ages . The Slam & Open Mic is family-friendly – no curse words or explicit language will be permitted. Our Slam will begin at 6:30pm followed by the Open Mic.

Advanced registration is required for those wanting to be part of the Slam. Please email Bek Primrose at bprimrose@butler.edu to secure your spot by 5pm, on Friday, October 14.

The Slam will have 10 slots. Judges will score each poem (no longer than three minutes) from 1-10. The three of those that have the highest points will move onto the second round. The person with the highest points during that second round will be the winner.

Prizes include:
–Second and third place will receive $50 each + a copy of Booth 17*
–First place will receive $100 + Booth 17 + a free used book from Indy Reads*
*prize money will be provided by Venmo, PayPal, or the Cash app.

Open Mic sign-ups will be accepted at the Indy Reads bookstore starting at 6pm, on October 15.

Register with Eventbrite here.

The event is finished.


Oct 15 2022


6:30 pm


Indy Reads
1066 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN, 46203