First Annual Writer's Digest Poetry Slam


Attendees of the Writer’s Digest Conference: The Business of Getting Published will take over the Bowery Poetry Club on Friday, September 18, 2009, for the First Annual Writer’s Digest Poetry Slam. Presented by the publisher of Poet’s Market, the evening will feature three rounds of original poetry. Participants will vie to win prizes and ultimately to be chosen as the evening’s Slam Champion. Accomplished poet and poetry slam veteran Guy LeCharles Gonzalez will host the show.

Registration is now open for the three-day event September 18-20, 2009, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square, New York, offering sessions on self-publishing, social media usage, online sales, marketing, platform building, and other related topics. Each attendee gets a 15-minute personal appointment with an editorial professional to discuss his/her query letter, book proposal or self-published book.

For more information contact:
Beth Mauro, Marketing Manager,
Greg Hatfield, Events Manager,

A complete list of speakers and events can be found online at