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.

South Australian Heats 2016

SA Contact

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

 

SA Writers Centre

Friday 19th August
7:00 pm (Registration at 6:30 pm)
Admission $5
Venue: SA Writers Centre
Lvl 2, 187 Rundle Street, Adelaide
Contact: Daniel Watson and Kami McInnes - info@spokenwordsa.com.au
Website: https://www.facebook.com/PoetrySlamSA/

 

Salisbury Institute

Friday 26th August
7:00 pm (Registration at 6:30 pm)
Admission $5
Venue: Salisbury Institute
17 -19 Wiltshire Street, Salisbury
Contact: Daniel Watson and Kami McInnes - info@spokenwordsa.com.au
Website: https://www.facebook.com/PoetrySlamSA/

 

State Library of SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Friday 2nd September
7:00 pm (Registration at 6:30 pm)
Admission $5
Venue: State Library of SA
North Terrace Adelaide
Contact: Daniel Watson and Kami McInnes - info@spokenwordsa.com.au
Website: https://www.facebook.com/PoetrySlamSA/

 

Woodcroft Library

Friday 9th September
7:00 pm (Registration at 6:30 pm)
Admission $5
Venue: Woodcroft Library
175 Bains Road, Morphett Vale
Contact: Daniel Watson and Kami McInnes - info@spokenwordsa.com.au
Website: https://www.facebook.com/PoetrySlamSA/

 

Jive

Friday 16th September
7:00 pm (Registration at 6:30 pm)
Admission $5
Venue: Jive
181 Hindley Street, Adelaide
Contact: Daniel Watson and Kami McInnes - info@spokenwordsa.com.au
Website: https://www.facebook.com/PoetrySlamSA/

 

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