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Life*Vest*Poetry presents the Monster/cosplay SLAM

Friday, Oct. 18 from 8 to 10 p.m.

Hosted by Richmond Hood Company and NYSAI Press, 827 Castleton Ave., West Brighton.

Life*Vest*Poetry is hosting their second Slam of the Fall 2019 spooky season.

The event presents a chance to compete for The Winter-Spring 2020 Brooklyn Poets Writing Workshop and a chance to compete for an all-new prize, a winter-spring 2020 Brooklyn Poets writing workshop.

The Monster Slam will be filled for horror cosplay and and persona poems. Come dressed as a vampire and read poems about vampires.

BYOB. Open mic. Sign up at 8 p.m. Show starts at 8:45 p.m. with host John Snyder.