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.

Tasmanian 2015 Heats

LAUNCESTON

WEDNESDAY 19th AUGUST -  7pm

FRESH, 178 Charles Street

$5 entry

 

DELORAINE

TUESDAY 25th AUGUST - 7.30pm

EMPIRE HOTEL, 19 Emu Bay Rd

(Dinner available from 6pm. Bookings required. Call 6362 1029, say ‘poetry’)

 

HOBART

Monday 31st August - 7PM

World's Worlds End Brewpub, Sandy Bay

 

BURNIE

Thursday 3rd September - 7PM

Otis Room, 69 Mount Street, Burnie Tasmania.

 

TASMANIAN FINAL

TUESDAY 15th SEPTEMBER - 7pm

FRESH 178 Charles Street Launceston