Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Get to Know National Slam Poet William W!

William W. is one of the two students who will be representing Seattle in the National Poetry SLAM on April 16th in New York City. William has been working hard practicing his poem and is looking forward to the monumental evening. Here is your chance to learn a little bit more about William before the big event:
Name: William W.

Age: 11

School: Bailey Gatzert Elementary, 5th grade

Favorite Subject: Math

Favorite Sport & Team: Football, Seattle Seahawks

What inspires your poetry: The ability to express myself

What do you want to be when you grow up: A soccer player

What do you hope to experience in NYC? To meet new people, meet the NY Giants Football Team, see how big the Apollo Theater is, and to travel all over the city

What are you afraid of experiencing when you go to NYC? Stage fright at the Apollo theater

What is the one thing you are most excited to do in NYC? Tour the city!

Stay tuned to the blog for more National SLAM updates and to get to know the other poet representing Seattle- Tya N.!

**William & Tya will be performing their original poetry at the Barnes & Noble in Downtown Seattle on April 1 at 2pm.**

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