Dennis Sjolie headlines final 2008 VLP poetry reading slam
Sjolie, an associate professor of English and coordinator of the ESL program at The University of South Dakota, is also a bass/keyboard player for the band Narrative Feed. His most recent published work appears in The Griffin, "Quarter After Eight" and "English Journal." In addition, he has new fiction forthcoming in "Way Out West." Sjolie’s reading will be followed by a poetry slam – open to anyone. Poets planning to slam should bring three poems. Prizes will be awarded to slam winners.
Additionally, winners of the 12th annual VLP Short Story Contest will be announced at the slam. The contest, which was Oct. 25 on the USD campus, featured more than 30 writers from South Dakota and Iowa.
For information on poetry slams, go to: www.usd.edu/orgs/projlit/vlpslam.cfm or please contact Marcella Remund, email@example.com. To learn more about Sjolie’s band Narrative Feed, visit the group’s Web site at www.narrativefeed.com.
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