EM Press Slam Poetry Series are readings and performances of the best slam poets in the country. Performing abridged works from their poetry books, this series includes the most significant voices in the slam poetry community, including, slam founder Marc Kelly Smith, Louder than a Bomb co-founder Kevin Coval, Marty McConnell, Jack McCarthy, Billy Lombardo, and Regie Gibson.
By Gift Unearned is a collection of poems by Boston working-class guy Jack McCarthy. Trained in classics at Dartmouth, McCarthy found his true voice at the poetry slam in Cambridge, Massachusetts, at the Cantab. He quickly became a legend in the slam nation community and shared his prose poems with thousands. This audio reading and performance of his work includes "Drunks" and "Epithalamian".