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Christopher Michael

1999

WROTE A POEM TO IMPRESS A GIRL AND DISCOVERED HE WAS GOOD AT IT. 

PERFORMED PUBLICLY AT THE YING YANG IN ATLANTA GA.

INTRODUCED TO UNDER ONE ROOF AND THE KILLEEN POETRY SCENE BY MR. NICE

ENTERED HIS FIRST POETRY SLAM AND WON.

 

2004

STARTS SLAMMING REGULARLY AT AUSTIN POETRY SLAM

 

2005

WINS THE AUSTIN CITY GRAND SLAM AND MAKES THE AUSTIN SLAM TEAM 

KICKS OFF KILLEEN POETRY SLAM WITH JOHN CROW VIA THE POET’S BALL

 

2006

RETURNS AS THE AUSTIN SLAM CHAMPION AND A MEMBER OF THE TEAM

RELEASED HIS FIRST CD TITLED “THE APPETIZER”

SLAM CHAMPION AUSTIN INTERNATIONAL POETRY FESTIVAL

 

2007

KILLEEN POETRY SLAM MAKES ITS DEBUT COACHED BY CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL AT THE NATIONAL POETRY SLAM MISSING NATIONAL CHAMPIONS BY 0.4 POINTS BESTED BY TEAM CHARLOTTE (DAG NABBIT!!)

COMES IN 2ND IN THE LAST NATIONAL INDIVIDUAL SLAM AFTER A TIE BREAKER (CHRISTOPHER MAY OR MAY NOT STILL BE BITTER ABOUT THAT ONE)     

 

2008

KILLEEN SLAM CHAMPION

KILLEEN SLAM TEAM AND COACH

 

2009

KILLEEN SLAM TEAM AND COACH

ROCK THE REPUBLIC SLAM CHAMPION

2010

COACHES TEXAS YOUTH WORD COLLECTIVES UNDER 21 SLAM

ARKANSAS GRAND SLAM CHAMPION

ROCK THE REPUBLIC SLAM CHAMPION

RELEASES 2ND CD TITLED “POET FOR HIRE”

KILLEEN SLAM TEAM

 

2011

AFTER THE TRAGIC LOSS OF SHEILA SIOBHAN CHRISTOPHER PICKS UP THE LEADERSHIP MANTLE OF THE AUSTIN YOUTH SLAM, NOW CALLED “THEY SPEAK” WWW.THEYSPEAKAUSTIN.ORG 

 

2012

RETURNS TO AUSTIN POETRY SLAM AS COACH, REGULAR HOST AND MEMBER OF THE BOARD.

THEY SPEAK YOUTH SLAM COACH

 

2013

ATTEMPTS TO TAKE A BREAK FROM POETRY. FAILS!

2014

AUSTIN SLAM TEAM

KICKS OFF HIS THINK, LAUGH, CRY TOUR

ELECTED TO THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF POETRY SLAM INC.

 

2015

FINALLY WRITES A DAMN BOOK! 

MAYBE A NEW CD TOO.

WINNER 1ST TEXAS SLAM MASTER’S SLAM

AUSTIN NEO SOUL SLAM TEAM

SOUTHERN FRIED SLAM FINALIST (TIED FOR 3RD) #SOFRIED2015

INDIVIDUAL WORLD POETRY SLAM FINALIST (TIED FOR 3RD)


2016

AUSTIN FRONTERA FEST "BEST OF FEST"

SOUTHERN FRIED SLAM FINALIST

AUSTIN MAYOR ADLER DECLARES JUNE 23RD "CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL DAY'

WINS THE SLAMMASTER SLAM AT THE 2016 NATIONAL POETRY SLAM (NPS)

LEADS AUSTIN NEOSOUL TO 4TH IN THE NATION AT NPS

INDIVIDUAL WORLD POETRY SLAM HAIKU DEATH MATCH CHAMPION

INDIVIDUAL WORLD POETRY SLAM FINALIST

NOMINATED TEXAS STATE ARTIST –POET LAUREATE