Dayton Poetry Slam is the longest running poetry event in Dayton OH. Since its creation in 1999, it has been housed in a number of different venues including Canal Street Tavern, The Oregon Express, One-Eyed Jacks, and most recently Canal Public House.

We offer Open Mic events, Writing Workshops, Feature Performances, and Slam competitions, all free of charge and open to the public. We currently hold an event every 1st and 3rd Sunday at 8 PM at Canal Public House.