June 8 – 9, 2018: Poets Bring the Fire to Washington, DC

In partnership with Woolly Mammoth’s production of BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE (May 28-June 24), on June 8th and 9th Woolly Mammoth will host CAPTURING FIRE, the international queer poetry summit and slam. Led by Artistic Director Regie Cabico, this celebration of trans & queer spoken word encourages allyship, risk-taking, and artistic growth through a series of rousing workshops and performances. This will also be the debut of Capturing Fire Press and its first publication: Stoked Words: An Anthology of Queer Poetry from the Capturing Fire Slam.

Don’t miss this weekend of incendiary art!  Early Bird registration NOW OPEN.


Featured Poets and Performers

Brittany Fonte
Brendan Gillet
Cecily Schuler
Charlie C. Petch
Chris Brown
C Thomas
Dan Vera
Drew Pisarra
Eryca Kasse
Everett Roberts
J Scales
Jerrica Escoto
Jessica Genia Simon
J Mase III
Jona Colson
Judson Lewis
K. Tyler Christensen
Kita Marshall
TO Poet   
Lip Manegio
Marlena Chertock
Michael Marbella
Myles Taylor
Natalie Illum
Nico Wilkinson