Australian Poetry Slam

2017 POETRY SLAM HEATS BEGIN IN JUNE

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.

South Australian 2015 Heats

SA Poetry Slam 2015

The S.A. dates are here for the Australian Poetry Slam!

 

Heat 1

S.A. Writers Centre Lvl 2, 187 Rundle Street, Adelaide.

Friday 21st August 6.30pm registrations for 7pm start $5 admission.

 

Heat 2

Salisbury Institute 17 - 19 Wiltshire Street, Salisbury.

Friday 28th August 6.30pm registrations for 7pm start Free admission.

 

Heat 3

State Library of S.A. North Terrace, Adelaide.

Friday 4th September 6.30pm registrations for 7pm start $5 admission.

 

Heat 4

Woodcroft Library 175 Bains Road, Morphett Vale.

Friday 11th September 6.30pm registrations for 7pm start Free admission.

 

Heat 5

Wheatsheaf Hotel George Street, Thebarton.

Thursday 17th September 6.30pm registrations for 7pm start $5 admission.

 

STATE FINAL

Goodwood Institute / Theatre 166a Goodwood Road, Goodwood.

Thursday 24th September Time TBA $15 admission.

 

Some amazing guest poets have been lined up and will be announced soon!

SA Contacts

The SA Poetry Slam, run by Spoken Word SA, is the South Australian component of the Australian Poetry Slam. For more information and full heat details find Poetry Slam SA on facebook.

Spoken Word SA: Daniel Watson and Kami McInnes
Email:  info@spokenwordsa.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/PoetrySlamSA