New Blog: Minnesota Microphone


by Erica Mauter • Minnesota Microphone is a place to find out about the local spoken word and slam community. is a cityblog for and about life in the Twin Cities, published by Erica Mauter. Contact

There will be followups of slams, interviews and photo shoots with spoken word artists (both local and touring), discussions of open mics and events here in Minnesota, explanations and discussions about slam rules and themes, and visual and audio media so that you know just what you might be getting into.


They just debuted in December and have already got lots of good info if you’re new to that scene. Perhaps most importantly, they’ve got a calendar going.

They’ve also very kindly supplied “MN Mic” as a nickname.