Lars Ruppel was born in 1985, and calls himself a fulltime slammer. He gives lectures on poetry slam at universities, and performs as a stage poet in theatres, clubs and bars. He was a member of SMAAT, the first poetry slam boy group, and won the WDR TV Poetry Slam twice. His plays were published by Reclam, »Titanic«, Sprechstation Verlag and Lektora. Lars Ruppel is an independent writer and slam organizer based in Marburg.
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