Slam Cover


Arabic and Spanish

By Richard Stratton (Editor); Kim Wozencraft (Editor)

Grove Press, Paperback, 9780802135759, 279pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1998

A 1998 Sundance Film Festival winner, "Slam"--set in a war-zone housing project known as Dodge City and in the infamous Washington, D.C., city jail--presents a gritty, inspiring portrait of urban poverty and the redemptive power of art. The book includes the full screenplay, poetry from the film, behind-the-scenes diaries, and more.

About the Author

Kim Wozencraft is the author of the internationally bestselling novel, "Rush," which was made into a feature film starring Jennifer Jason Leigh. She was executive editor at "Prison Life" magazine, has written for HBO Films, and has had her work appear in "The Best American Essays," "Texas Monthly," "New York Newsday," the "Los Angeles Times," and numerous literary magazines and anthologies. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Columbia University and lives in New York with her husband and their three children.