Nate Mask is an award-winning poet, storyteller, and spoken word artist based out of Atlanta, Georgia. He is a National Poetry Slam Group Piece champion, a Moth Story Slam winner, a multiple-time member of both the Java Monkey and Art Amok Slam Teams, and he has toured the United States and Canada as part of the duo “Nobody Likes Us But We’re Here Anyway” with fellow Atlanta poet, Ryan J.
Evening Invitational Slam hosted by Theresa Davis
The annual Decatur Book Festival Invitational Poetry Slam organized by Poetry Atlanta and Java Speaks will showcase the members of the Art Amok and Java Slam teams as well as invited competitors. The slam will be held Aug. 31 at 8 p.m. at Ammazza Decatur, 314 E. Howard St. Participants will include Carlos Barboza, Cat Taylor, Nikki Gray, Nate Mask, Ryan J, Ember Webb, Erin Claridy, Adan Bean, Christina Schmitt, Ashlee Haze, and Jordyn King.