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Performance Poetry

Featuring Guest Judge Benjamin "B-Jam" Gardea

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March 16 at 3:00p

National Slam Qualifier

Larksong, 1600 N Cotner Blvd, Lincoln, NE

Nebraska Poetry Society will pay the berth and meals

for the winner to compete at the BlackBerry Peach National Slam Poetry Competition!

We will also help the winner fundraise to cover funds for hotel and flight. 

If you would like to donate to this cause, please do so through the QR code. Every dollar counts!

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BlackBerry Peach National Slam Poetry Competition

June 5-10, Atlanta , GA

The top 40 spoken word poets from across the country compete for cash prizes and the National title.  

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Verse & Vibes


The first Thursday of every month we open the mic at an artsy space full of good vibes, and not just because of the coffee and liquor bar ;-)

Event is open to poets, authors, writers, musicians, anyone who has talent to share. 

Doors open at 6:30p.

Mic is live at 7:00p

Everyone is welcome. Free event.

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2063 Creekside Dr, Papillion

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Monthly on the First Tuesday

Nebraska Poets Reading Series

Annual Poetry Convention

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Winners Announced!

2023 Poetry Contest &

2023 Performance Poetry Contest

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Poetry Retreat

2024 Dates to come

A weekend to learn, to relax, to write, to meet other poets, and, most importantly, to have fun. 

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Slam Across Nebraska

Coming Soon


2024 Dates to Come

Slam Under the Sun

Spoken word poets are taking the stage at the Omaha Summer Arts Festival in Aksarben Village. It's the largest festival of the summer, and we are showcasing the best. You won't want to miss this performance. Find us at the Gazebo in the park.

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