Students Prepare for Poetry Slam
Posted: December 5, 2012 at 3:16 a.m.
A writer’s visit to his high school inspired Clayton Scott to write poetry for the first time when he was 17.
At A Glance
Clayton Scott’s Resume
-Graduated magna cum laude from Southwestern Oklahoma University with a bachelor’s degree in education and a language arts minor.
-Received master of fine arts in writing from Spalding University in Louisville, Ky.
-Former poet laureate of Fayetteville.
-Has spent 13 years doing workshops on writing in schools.
-Ranked in top 10 percent of slam poets in the world in 2001.
Source: Staff Report
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