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.

Western Australia Heats 2016

WA Contact
Allan Boyd
Phone: 0402 573 580
Email: allanboyd@optusnet.com.au
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WA-Heats-Australian-Poetry-Slam-121032291319527/
Website: http://perthslam.com

South Perth Heat 1

Thursday 4th August
5:30pm
Venue: South Perth Library
South Tce, South Perth
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1670111936644820/

Leederville Heat 2

Saturday 6th August
4:30pm
Venue: Babushka Leederville
742 Newcastle Street, Leederville
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/136440476792376/

Leederville Heat 3

Saturday 13th August
4:30pm
Venue: Babushka Leederville
742 Newcastle Street, Leederville
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1751219921801544/

Leederville Heat 4

Saturday 20th August
4:30pm
Venue: Babushka Leederville
742 Newcastle Street, Leederville
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1064768336940052/

WA FINAL

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/164962873924397/

Saturday 27th August
4:30pm
Venue: Babushka Leederville
742 Newcastle Street, Leederville

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