Written By: poetingreen on August 20, 2016 No Comment

First of all, a round of applause to all the fabulous poets who performed tonight. And a shoutout to our DJ, Schpilkas, and our host, Shihan, who both did an absolutely amazing job.


And now. The moment you’ve all been waiting for…

In third place: Rudy Francisco!

In second place: RJ Walker!

And…(drum role please)…our first place winner…give it […]

Written By: poetingreen on August 16, 2016 No Comment

First night of InkSlam is only four hours away! Tonight starting at 9pm, Da Poetry Lounge will hosts the first night of InkSlam in a competition, the winner of which will get a spot in the Saturday Slam. Tickets are $10 at the door, and it’s first come first serve, so get here early!

Written By: poetingreen on July 27, 2016 No Comment

 Check out our Meet Our Poets page to see who will be performing at InkSlam 2016! You can read some of the poet bios as they trickle in, and get a sneak peak into some of their poetry.

Written By: poetingreen on July 12, 2016 No Comment

Get your calendars out!

Day 1, Tuesday, August 16: This year’s festival will kick off at DPL with a Slam, the winner of which will move on to the next night.

Day 2, Saturday, August 20: The second day will start off at 2:00pm with Ink’d Out, a workshop focusing on the LGBT Spoken Word community. At […]

Written By: poetingreen on July 11, 2016 No Comment

We are excited to announce that our annual spoken word festival, InkSlam, will be returning on August 16, 20, and 21! Get ready for three days of amazing poets, workshopping, and the Poets’ Round Table panel.

Our festival will kick off on Tuesday, August 16, at Da Poetry Lounge, where we will have our first slam, […]

Written By: poetingreen on July 22, 2015 No Comment

INKSLAM 2015, LA’s premiere poetry festival.  After three days of panels, workshops and slams, we highlight for you who hold the crown for Indie slam and The team that now holds the title of WEST COAST CHAMPION of SPOKEN WORD!

Thursday, July 9th was a special presentation of  ”Founders Day!,” a night that the founders,

Dante Basco, […]

Written By: poetingreen on July 20, 2015 No Comment

SHOUT OUT to everyone who participated in this year’s InkSlam! The poets, hosts, audience members, djs, etc…we love you! Until next year…

Written By: poetingreen on July 15, 2015 No Comment


1st – San Diego Elevated
2nd – DPL
3rd – Say Word
4th – Berkeley Slam

Written By: poetingreen on July 15, 2015 No Comment

Thank you to everyone who attended InkSlam this year..your support of art & artists is appreciated. Looking forward to next year!

Written By: poetingreen on July 15, 2015 No Comment





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