VLP plans open reading, poetry slam The Vermillion Literary Project's next open-mic reading and poetry slam will be held at the Coffee Shop Gallery at 24 W. Main Street in downtown Vermillion, beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 31.Bring your own writings to share or just come and listen and enjoy good coffee.
The first part is open-mic with people getting up to share their poetry, short-short-fiction, and other creative pieces.
As soon as the open-mic ends, the poetry slam begins. This is a competition for poets. For more information, visit www.usd.edu/~projlit/poetryslam.html. Slammers should bring at least two poems and plan to arrive early.
The poetry reading is free and open to the public.