Student poets from Hampshire College received the award for Best Writing by a Team at the 2010 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational.
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Two team members, Katie Frank and Charley Pope, were featured in a group piece showcase. The showcase included the five most exceptional performances involving more than one poet selected during 18 preliminary bouts.
The Hampshire poets—Frank, Pope, Adam Gottlieb, Sophia Holtz, Andy Lock, and coach A.J. Krebs—finished12th overall out of 35 collegiate poetry slam teams from across the United States. The four-day event was held in Boston, April 7-10.
This was the 10th annual invitational coordinated by the Association of College Unions International. In addition to the performances, 13 educational workshops and panels were presented on topics related to writing, performing, publishing, and studying poetry.
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