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 poetry slam Heats 2017

COULD YOU BE AUSTRALIA'S NEXT POETRY SLAM CHAMPION?

SA Contact

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

SA Heat 1

Friday 18th August  Kings Head Hotel King William Street Adelaide

6.30 registration for 7pm start $6 Admission

SA Heat 2

Saturday 26th August  Salisbury Institute 17-19 Wiltshire St Salisbury 

2.30 registration for 3pm start $6 Admission

SA Heat 3

Friday 1st September   State Library Of SA North Terrace Adelaide

6.30 registration for 7pm start $6 Admission

SA Heat 4

Friday 8th September   Woodcroft Library 175 Bains Road Morphettvale

6.30 registration for 7pm start $6 Admission

SA Heat 5

Friday 15th September  Jive 181 Hindley Street Adelaide

6.30 registration for 7pm start $6 Admission

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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.