Franny Choi

Top-ranked female poet at Southern Fried!

Posted by on Jun 11 2011, in Uncategorized

Southern Fried, the Southeast regional slam, is taking place in my hometown of Atlanta this year, and since I wasn’t home for the qualifying slams (and didn’t have the cashmoneys to register as a storm poet) I figured I probably wouldn’t be able to compete.  But lo and behold!– AARPoets, a Columbus, GA team, had a last-minute drop-out and desperately needed a fourth man, so I got to hop on and join them! It’s been an awesome three days of prelims, so great to be able to celebrate our region, wonderful to see and meet so many talented poets.

I’m happy to say that, as an individual poet, I’m ranked #7 overall (out of 95 ranked indies), which also makes me the top-ranked female poet, right next to the amazing Theresa Davis, current WoWPS champion and constant inspiration. Good company, great poetry, what more could you ask for?