Former UST student Michael Mlekoday earns spot on national poetry team
Michael Mlekoday, who was a long time member of Poetry Slam St. Thomas and performed at the National College Poetry Slam with the St. Thomas team in 2006, recently made the St. Paul league's national team. He competed May 5 at the Artists' Quarter in St. Paul and, after a long season of high placements, made the national team. Mlekoday will compete with three other poets as they represent St. Paul at the national competition in Madison, Wis., this year.
Riley Lang '06, a founding member of PSST, also competed with the Minneapolis team at the 2007 National Poetry Slam in Austin, Texas.