Australian Poetry Slam

The Australian Poetry Slam is a national competition for spoken word artists. Anyone can enter. In 2017, 50 heats will be held in towns, cities and suburbs hold slam heats, in state and territory of Australia. Cafe's, libraries, festivals, community halls, pubs and clubs host these events. Audiences award scores to each poet. The favourite poet from each heat is eligible to compete at a regional or state poetry slam final. The best from each state and territory travel to Sydney, to perform for a packed out audience at the National Final. The national slam champion wins prizes and professional gigs.

Northern Territory 2015 Heats

DARWIN HEAT @ Wild Words THURSDAY 27th August - 7pm sign ups - $5 at the door. Sign ups at the door, 20 spots no pre-signups.

 

ALICE SPRINGS HEAT @ The Dirty Word as part of Eye Of The Storm  THURSDAY 17th September - 8pm sign ups - $5 at the door. Sign ups at the door, 20 spots no pre-signups.

Contact Laurie May on 0404 623 252 or email thedirtywordasp@gmail.com

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Australian Poetry Slam is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body and supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW, as well as Copyright Agency Cultural Fund.