CMCC will present poetry slam


AUBURN — In celebration of National Poetry Month, Central Maine Community College will host a poetry slam and workshop on Thursday, April 28.

The Portland-based group Port Veritas, which has been sending members to the National Poetry Slam since 2008, will conduct the workshop. 

The evening will include an introduction to slam poetry as well as the opportunity to participate in a live slam. 

Members of the public are invited to participate and to read their own work or that of a favorite poet. People may also just come and listen. Light refreshments will be served.

The event will begin at 6 p.m. in Kirk Hall Auditorium. For more information, visit