we’re telling children who have spent their whole lives in the deep end that they will learn how to swim if they just swim out a little farther..
but since when does being a teacher mean having to swear – not to help..
Dylan Garity is a College National Poetry Slam Champion and a 2012 graduate with honors from Macalester College, where he founded the Macalester Poetry slam. The Macalester Slam is now one of the most highly attended poetry shows in the Twin Cities, and among the premier college slams in the nation. He was a member of the 2010 , 2011 and 2012 Macalester Slam teams, which placed 3rd, 1st and 2nd in the nation, respectively. He was named Best Poet at the 2012 tournament. He was also a member of the 2011 Minneapolis national slam team, which placed 5th in the nation. He was a recipient of a 2012 Verve Grant from Intermedia Arts, and is a Board Member at Button Poetry.