History of Slam

1980s Texas Microcosm of the

 Performance Poetry Movement


Hedwig Gorski (red hat), Mark Christal (blue shirt), Chuck Taylor (shirtless), Isabella Ides (on knees). Photo by Anna Marie, Austin urban park, 1980s picnic with Austin literati to celebrate Pat Littledog's birthday.

Hedwig Gorski and Joy Cole

Posters

Photos

Clippings

Joy Cole and Phil James          Austin Chronicle