Poetry slam at WCU to feature big-name poet

Slam poetry champion, teacher and coach Matthew Cuban will present a spoken-word workshop at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, in the Hunter Library at Western Carolina University followed by a reception and performances by Cuban and the WCU Truthwriters at 4:30 p.m.

Cuban is a three-time grand champion of the Southern Fried Poetry Slam, one of the largest poetry slams in the nation. The workshop and performance is co-sponsored by WCU’s Hunter Library and Office of Intercultural Affairs. 

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