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Recordings from the 2009 Oxford University Online Poetry Slam competition. The event invited students to submit an MP3 recording of an original poem or narrative, of no longer than 3 minutes in length, for a University-wide competition. The event was judged by Heidi Vaughan (Oxford Playhouse), Bernard O'Donoghue (Fellow in English specialising in Modern Irish and Medieval English Poetry), Sian Robins-Grace (RSC Member, Oxford Alumna and Oxford Poetry Slam Finalist), and Steve Larkin (organiser of the Hammer and Tongue poetry slam).

Congratulations to the following students:

1st Prize: Christopher Turner, St Hugh's College, for 'Poetic Phonetics'
2nd Prize: Thomas Stevenson, St Catherine's College, for 'Dia de los Muertos'
3rd Prize: Aisha Mirza, St Catherine's College, for 'Instant Symphony Mix'

The album cover is by surrealmuse. It is released under a Creative Commons licence. There are more details at
http://www.flickr.com/photos/surrealmuse/4757004/

Poetry Slam Oxford University

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Recordings from the 2009 Oxford University Online Poetry Slam competition. The event invited students to submit an MP3 recording of an original poem or narrative, of no longer than 3 minutes in length, for a University-wide competition. The event was judged by Heidi Vaughan (Oxford Playhouse), Bernard O'Donoghue (Fellow in English specialising in Modern Irish and Medieval English Poetry), Sian Robins-Grace (RSC Member, Oxford Alumna and Oxford Poetry Slam Finalist), and Steve Larkin (organiser of the Hammer and Tongue poetry slam).

Congratulations to the following students:

1st Prize: Christopher Turner, St Hugh's College, for 'Poetic Phonetics'
2nd Prize: Thomas Stevenson, St Catherine's College, for 'Dia de los Muertos'
3rd Prize: Aisha Mirza, St Catherine's College, for 'Instant Symphony Mix'

The album cover is by surrealmuse. It is released under a Creative Commons licence. There are more details at
http://www.flickr.com/photos/surrealmuse/4757004/

    Poetry Slam: Judges Verdicts

    Poetry Slam: Judges Verdicts

    The judges deliver their verdicts of the entries for the 2009 University of Oxford Online Poetry Slam and Spoken Word Competition.

    • 10 min
    Your Parents' Careers

    Your Parents' Careers

    A shortlisted entry for the 2009 University of Oxford Online Poetry Slam and Spoken Word Competition.

    • 38 sec
    Untwining

    Untwining

    A shortlisted entry for the 2009 University of Oxford Online Poetry Slam and Spoken Word Competition.

    • 1 min
    One Thing Leads to Another

    One Thing Leads to Another

    A shortlisted entry for the 2009 University of Oxford Online Poetry Slam and Spoken Word Competition.

    • 43 sec
    Michelangelo

    Michelangelo

    A shortlisted entry for the 2009 University of Oxford Online Poetry Slam and Spoken Word Competition.

    • 3 min
    Letter from a Predator

    Letter from a Predator

    A shortlisted entry for the 2009 University of Oxford Online Poetry Slam and Spoken Word Competition.

    • 1 min

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