R309. AWP Open Mic and Old School Slam
Thursday, March 8, 2018
10:00 pm to 12:00 am
Jason Carney, a performance poet from Dallas, Texas, is a four-time National Poetry Slam Finalist, honored as a Legend of the Slam in 2007. He appeared on three seasons of the HBO television series Russell Simmons’ Def Poets. Jason's memoir, Starve the Vulture, was released in 2015
Bill Schneider is the managing editor of Etruscan Press, a nonprofit literary press housed at Wilkes University. He is also the associate director of the Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Wilkes. Bill's prior experience includes a lengthy marketing career in the music industry.