14 Nov 2021
Yaissa Jiménez from the Dominican Republic is the 2021 Copa "America" poetry slam champion!
The Copa America of poetry slam is the first championship of Abya Yala, organized by FLUP. The event took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from November 5-7. 14 poets from Abya Yala participated and the champion is the amazing Yaissa Jiménez, representing the Dominican Republic. The 10 poets with the highest score are directly qualified for the World Poetry Slam Championship which will take place in Brussels at the end of September 2022.