1992 Nuyorican National Slam Team

dana bryant

Dana Bryant grew up in Brooklyn, New York. She made her poetry debut in 1991; in 1995, she released her first book of poems, "Song of the Siren" (Boulevard Books/Putnam Berkeley) and the following year her debut solo album, "Wishing From the Top" on Warner Bros. Records. She has performed in Europe and Japan with artists such as Speech (of Arrested Development), Zap... more››

reg e gaines

Reg is author of three books, "24/7/365", "Head Rhyme Lines", "The Original Buckwheat", and "2 B blk & wrt." on B.A.G. Lady Press. His poetry can be found in the anthologies "Word Up", "Aloud, Voices From The Nuyorican Poets Cafe", "The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry" and "Bum Rush The Page". Reg's own... more››

pete spiro

Peter Spiro is a playwright and poet. His plays have been produced in New York City and Los Angeles; his poetry has been widely published in magazines and anthologies. Pete has appeared on the PBS special "The United States of Poetry" and MTV's Spoken Word Unplugged, and he recently gave a reading/interview on National Public Radio. (We had a hard time finding information as to... more››

edwin torres

Edwin Torres started creating text and performance work in 1988 under the banner "I.E. Interactive Eclecticism," an invented 'movement' whose purposefully broad term gave his one-man variety shows a forum, e.g. I.E. Songs, I.E. Dances and I.E. Costumes were interspersed with audience interaction. In 1990, he discovered poetry at The Nuyorican Poets Cafe and The St. Marks Poetry... more››