Event Details Thu Jun. 14 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm 10 poets compete for a $50 cash prize. Doors open at 7:30pm. Slam begins at 8pm. The slam will be hosted at Lawn Gnome Publishing! Today’s Phoenix Poetry Slam from Lawn Gnome Publishing is the result of years of seeking talented new voices and promoting strong literary events. This is the first poetry slam out of six for the 2018 Individual World Poetry Slam Qualifiers.