A digital archive documenting the Slam Poetry movement in India.

Welcoming poets and audiences alike!

About

Hello!

This blog is an attempt at documenting slam poetry in India. Slam poetry is a new and dynamic art form that brings words to life by blending together writing and performance. In India, the movement is at the brink of redefining poetry as we know it. However, we believe it still needs its deserved recognition. We feel like this is the perfect opportunity to track its journey and bring it together for people to see, and that is exactly what we’re here to do!

We thought the best way to bring it to you was through the eyes of the poets themselves. At the same time, this website attempts to put together information about some of the events and organisations that are promoting slam poetry in the country. Along with this, we have a few performances by the featured poets to give you a taste of what the slam poetry scene is all about.

Who exactly are we? We are Aditi Pasumarthy, Madhurima Khadilkar, and Manojna Lanka, three students from FLAME University putting together this archive for our digital humanities project.

In case you feel like you have something to contribute to this platform, feel free to send us your submissions here in the form of articles, your performances, or to let us know about slam poetry events happening in your city. This is a collaborative project and your inputs will help us keep the project alive!

Submissions

In case you feel like you have something to contribute to this platform, feel free to send us your submissions in the form of articles, your performances, or to let us know about slam poetry events happening in your city. This is a collaborative project and your inputs will help us keep the project alive!