Poetry and Creative Writing

From teaching writing classes to hosting poetry readings, Moonlark has had a long history of involvment in the literary scene of the Feliciana and Baton Rouge areas. Ray Sibley, Moonlark’s Artistic Director founded the Baton Rouge Poetry Slam in 1998, and Moonlark ran the Slam for many years, before turning it over to the Poetry Alliance.

Displayed here are pictures from several years worth of poetry slams, including six years of National Poetry Slam pictures featuring the Baton Rouge Slam Team.

Pictures from the last several years of poetry slams.


Slam Team 2004 – St Louis MO
Slam Team 2003 – Chicago IL
Slam Team 2002 – Minneapolis MN
Slam Team 2001 – Seattle WA
Slam Team 2000 – Providence RI
Slam Team 1999 – Chicago IL