On June 5-8, 2013 21th Annual Southern Fried Poetry Slam will be held in the New Orleans, Louisiana. This is a national poetry competition off set by a friendly environment and a poetry family that come together from all over the US. The Southern Fried Poetry Slam Finals on Saturday, June 8, 2013.
This year local poet "Lady S" will represent Hampton Roads.
Shanya "Lady S" is a poet, writer and spoken word artist. Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. She then moved to Fayetteville, NC. She published a book with fellow Philadelphian Poets Raven for Change. it was in Fayetteville that she feels she grew from an artist who writes to an artist who performs. She was a member of the 2009 & 2010 Fayetteville Fire Slam Team. Moving to Virginia and publishing her first CD Breathe Deep Think Deeper she travels to Southern Fried Poetry Slam 2013 to represent Hampton Roads VA.