The KW Flying V's Go to the Canadian National Poetry Slam

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Janice Lee of KW's first ever competition poetry slam team - the all women The Flying V's dropped by the CKMS studio to talk talk slam poetry, community, anti-patriarchy, and culture, before the team left for the canadian slam competition held in October is Saskatchewan to drop their fiercely poetic feminisms on the prairie crowds.

We also feature tracks from the Flying V's album available on bandcamp (ThunderCunts, Before I Hand Back Your Quizzes, Alouette)

More info on the Flying V's:

The Flying V’s are Lindsay Jack, Janice Lee, Beth Murch, J.T. Jones and Jessalyn Broadfoot. They are Kitchener-Waterloo’s first ever poetry slam team going to the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word October 2012 in Saskatoon. Hilarious, sincere, and radical, The Flying V’s are a riot, and a fresh wave of fierce. Blazing the first path for KW’s slam scene, this team is all about building a community around poetry that is local, honest, and relevant. They are not personas, rockstars, or competitors. The Flying V’s are storytellers, genderbenders, life-affirmers, box-breakers, activists, feminists, lovers, and even Ladies. “In the name of the mother, the earth, and the winds of change. We are thunder.”--The Flying V’s.


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