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.

Cairns Workshop - QLD
Aug
15
5:00 PM17:00
QLD

Cairns Workshop - QLD

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Cairns Poetry Slam - QLD
Aug
15
6:30 PM18:30
QLD

Cairns Poetry Slam - QLD

Start Time: 7.30pm

Registration: 6.30pm

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Melton Poetry Slam - VIC
Aug
17
6:30 PM18:30
VIC

Melton Poetry Slam - VIC

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

Hosted by: Joel McKerrow

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

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Adelaide Poetry Slam No. 1 - SA
Aug
17
6:30 PM18:30
SA

Adelaide Poetry Slam No. 1 - SA

  • State Library of SA Institute Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

Cost: $6

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Bayside Poetry Slam - VIC
Aug
18
1:30 PM13:30
VIC

Bayside Poetry Slam - VIC

Start Time: 2pm

Registration: 1.30pm

Hosted by: Joel McKerrow

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

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Perth Poetry Slam No 3 - WA
Aug
18
4:30 PM16:30
WA

Perth Poetry Slam No 3 - WA

Start Time: 5pm

Registration: 4.30pm

Cost: $10 Entry / $5 Concession

Hosted by: The Antipoet & Laundryman

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Deloraine Poetry Slam - TAS
Aug
21
7:30 PM19:30
TAS

Deloraine Poetry Slam - TAS

Start Time: 7.30pm

Registration: 7pm

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Brisbane Poetry Slam No. 2 - QLD
Aug
22
7:00 PM19:00
QLD

Brisbane Poetry Slam No. 2 - QLD

Start Time: 7.30pm

Registration: 7pm

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

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Gold Coast Poetry Slam - QLD
Aug
23
7:00 PM19:00
QLD

Gold Coast Poetry Slam - QLD

Start Time: 7.30pm

Registration: 7pm

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Blacktown Poetry Slam - NSW
Aug
24
5:30 PM17:30
NSW

Blacktown Poetry Slam - NSW

Start Time: 6pm

Registration: 5.30pm

Hosted by: Zohab Zee Khan

Book here

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

 

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Salisbury Poetry Slam - SA
Aug
25
2:30 PM14:30
SA

Salisbury Poetry Slam - SA

Start Time: 3pm

Registration: 2.30pm

Cost: $6

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Western Australia Poetry Slam Final
Aug
25
4:00 PM16:00
WA

Western Australia Poetry Slam Final

Hosted by: The Antipoet & Laundryman

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

Performing writers from WA will seize the microphone and electrify the audience. The voice of a state comes to life in one poetry packed night.

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Tasmania Poetry Slam Final
Aug
25
7:00 PM19:00
TAS

Tasmania Poetry Slam Final

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

Performing writers from every region of Tasmania will seize the microphone and electrify the audience. From Launceston to Latrobe, Hobart to Deloraine the voice of a state comes to life in one poetry packed night.

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Queensland Poetry Slam Final
Aug
26
6:00 PM18:00
QLD

Queensland Poetry Slam Final

  • Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

Performing writers from every region of Queensland will seize the microphone and electrify the audience. From Gold Coast to Logan, Brisbane to Sunshine Coast, the voice of a state comes to life in one poetry packed night.

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

For more information follow Australian Poetry Slam on Facebook or head to APS's website here.

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Queanbeyan Workshop - NSW
Aug
31
2:00 PM14:00
NSW

Queanbeyan Workshop - NSW

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Queanbeyan Poetry Slam - NSW
Aug
31
6:00 PM18:00
NSW

Queanbeyan Poetry Slam - NSW

  • 146/148 Monaro Street Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620 Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start Time: 6pm

Registration: 5.30pm

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

View Event →
Adelaide Poetry Slam No. 2 - SA
Sep
1
6:30 PM18:30
SA

Adelaide Poetry Slam No. 2 - SA

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

Cost: $6

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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The Hadley Memorial Slam - ACT
Sep
2
4:30 PM16:30
ACT

The Hadley Memorial Slam - ACT

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Double Bay Workshop - NSW
Sep
4
6:00 PM18:00
NSW

Double Bay Workshop - NSW

Facilitated by: Jesse Oliver

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

View Event →
Double Bay Poetry Slam - NSW
Sep
5
5:30 PM17:30
NSW

Double Bay Poetry Slam - NSW

  • Woollahra Library at Double Bay (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start Time: 6pm

Registration: 5.30pm

Hosted by: Jesse Oliver

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

View Event →
Albury Workshop - NSW
Sep
6
6:00 PM18:00
NSW

Albury Workshop - NSW

Facilitated by: Mantra

Book here

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

View Event →
Canada Bay Workshop - NSW
Sep
7
6:00 PM18:00
NSW

Canada Bay Workshop - NSW

Facilitated by: Jesse Oliver

Booking is essential

Book here

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

View Event →
Morphett Vale Poetry Slam - SA
Sep
7
6:30 PM18:30
SA

Morphett Vale Poetry Slam - SA

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

Cost: $6

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Albury Poetry Slam - NSW
Sep
7
7:00 PM19:00
NSW

Albury Poetry Slam - NSW

Start Time: 7.30pm

Registration: 7pm

Hosted by: Mantra

Featuring: Mandy Ord

Book here

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Granville Poetry Slam - NSW
Sep
11
6:30 PM18:30
NSW

Granville Poetry Slam - NSW

  • Granville Community Baptist Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

Hosted by: Troy Wong

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

View Event →
Adelaide Poetry Slam No. 3 - SA
Sep
13
6:30 PM18:30
SA

Adelaide Poetry Slam No. 3 - SA

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

Cost: $6

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Canada Bay Poetry Slam - NSW
Sep
14
6:30 PM18:30
NSW

Canada Bay Poetry Slam - NSW

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

Hosted by: Jesse Oliver

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Rockdale Poetry Slam - NSW
Sep
15
1:30 PM13:30
NSW

Rockdale Poetry Slam - NSW

Start Time: 2pm

Registration: 1.30pm

Hosted by: Jesse Oliver

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Green Square Workshop (Youth) - NSW
Sep
16
1:00 PM13:00
NSW

Green Square Workshop (Youth) - NSW

Facilitated by: Jesse Oliver

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Green Square Poetry Slam (Youth) - NSW
Sep
16
3:30 PM15:30
NSW

Green Square Poetry Slam (Youth) - NSW

Start Time: 4pm

Registration: 3.30pm

Hosted by: Jesse Oliver

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! Poetry Slam - ACT
Sep
20
7:30 PM19:30
ACT

BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! Poetry Slam - ACT

(note, BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! rules apply, please familiarise yourself with your local poetry slam)

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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South Australia Poetry Slam Final
Sep
20
7:30 PM19:30
SA

South Australia Poetry Slam Final

Start Time: 8pm

Doors Open: 7.30pm

Cost: $20

Book tickets

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

Performing writers from South Australia will seize the microphone and electrify the audience. From Adelaide to Morphett Vale to Salisbury, the voice of a state comes to life in one poetry packed night.

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Victoria Poetry Slam Final
Sep
21
7:30 PM19:30
VIC

Victoria Poetry Slam Final

Hosted by: Joel McKerrow

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

Performing writers from every region of Victoria will seize the microphone and electrify the audience. From Brunswick to Nagambie, Wodonga to Watsonia the voice of a state comes to life in one poetry packed night.

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Wollongong Poetry Slam - NSW
Sep
27
6:30 PM18:30
NSW

Wollongong Poetry Slam - NSW

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

Venue: TBC

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Canberra Slamboree Poetry Slam - ACT
Sep
28
7:30 PM19:30
ACT

Canberra Slamboree Poetry Slam - ACT

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Darwin Poetry Slam - NT
Sep
30
3:00 PM15:00
NT

Darwin Poetry Slam - NT

Start Time: 3.30pm

Registration: 3pm

Cost: $5

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

View Event →
Surry Hills Poetry Slam - NSW
Oct
4
7:00 PM19:00
NSW

Surry Hills Poetry Slam - NSW

Start Time: 7.30pm

Registration: 7.00pm

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Australian Capital Territory Poetry Slam Final
Oct
6
7:30 PM19:30
ACT

Australian Capital Territory Poetry Slam Final

  • Gorman Main Hall, Gorman Arts Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This is the BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! CANBERRA NATIONAL POETRY SLAM FINAL & the ACT Australian Poetry Slam Final! TWO FINALS IN ONE!

Join BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! as BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! takes you into a poetry slam unlike any other! 

Launching THE BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! CANBERRA NATIONAL PIANO MAN! Featuring the finalists from the ACT heats! 

Join the Master of Conflict and THE BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! CANBERRA NATIONAL MASCOT. Join The Score Adder, The Sacrificial Poet, MC Andrew Galan and the judges. 

Victory and defeat will be decided when two poetry slam finals become one! 
Who will go to Sydney to fight for Canberra Poetry! 
POETRY SLAM!
JOIN!

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Western Sydney Poetry Slam Final
Oct
11
7:00 PM19:00
NSW

Western Sydney Poetry Slam Final

Join us for a huge celebration of the slam scene in Western Sydney with poets from Blacktown to Granville, Hawkesbury to Fairfield.

Judged by randomly chosen members of the crowd, this is a night of wild words where you can click your favourite poet to victory and boo the judges if they give the wrong score.  

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Sydney Poetry Slam Final
Oct
19
8:00 PM20:00
NSW

Sydney Poetry Slam Final

Join us for a huge celebration of the slam scene in Sydney with poets from Newtown to Double Bay, Rockdale to Surry Hills.

Judged by randomly chosen members of the crowd, this is a night of wild words where you can click your favourite poet to victory and boo the judges if they give the wrong score.  

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Australian Poetry Slam National Final
Oct
21
7:00 PM19:00
NSW

Australian Poetry Slam National Final

Australian Poetry Slam is one of the largest and most respected performing writers programs in the world; combining stories, poems, theatre and hip-hop.

At the APS Final 2017, you chose Solli Raphael and Jesse Oliver as your Australian Poetry Slam Champions.

Who will this nationwide search unearth in 2018? What stories will explode in your mind, cause you to run onto stage, pump your fist and shout "Hell yeah! Me too!"

Judged by randomly chosen members of the crowd, one writer will be chosen to perform at Byron Writers FestivalUbud Readers & Writers FestivalSingapore Writers Festival and Hong Kong International Literary Festival in 2019.

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Latrobe Poetry Slam - TAS
Aug
12
12:30 PM12:30
TAS

Latrobe Poetry Slam - TAS

Start Time: 1pm

Registration: 12.30pm

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Gosford Poetry Slam - NSW
Aug
11
7:00 PM19:00
NSW

Gosford Poetry Slam - NSW

Start Time: 7.30pm

Registration: 7pm

Hosted by: Jesse Oliver

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

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Townsville Poetry Slam - QLD
Aug
11
6:30 PM18:30
QLD

Townsville Poetry Slam - QLD

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

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Perth Poetry Slam No. 2 - WA
Aug
11
4:30 PM16:30
WA

Perth Poetry Slam No. 2 - WA

Start Time: 5pm

Registration: 4.30pm

Cost: $10 Entry / $5 Concession

Hosted by: The Antipoet & Laundryman

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Gosford Workshop - NSW
Aug
11
4:00 PM16:00
NSW

Gosford Workshop - NSW

Facilitated by: Jesse Oliver

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

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Townsville Workshop - QLD
Aug
11
4:00 PM16:00
QLD

Townsville Workshop - QLD

Facilitated by: Lorin Elizabeth

Bookings: jo.branson@townsville.qld.gov.au

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Watsonia Poetry Slam - VIC
Aug
11
1:30 PM13:30
VIC

Watsonia Poetry Slam - VIC

Start Time: 2pm

Registration: 1.30pm

Hosted by: Joel McKerrow

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

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Wodonga Poetry Slam - VIC
Aug
10
6:30 PM18:30
VIC

Wodonga Poetry Slam - VIC

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

Hosted by: Joel McKerrow

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

View Event →
Moreton Bay Poetry Slam - QLD
Aug
10
6:30 PM18:30
QLD

Moreton Bay Poetry Slam - QLD

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

Book here

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

View Event →
Moreton Bay Workshop - QLD
Aug
10
4:00 PM16:00
QLD

Moreton Bay Workshop - QLD

Facilitated by: Lorin Elizabeth

Book here

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

View Event →
Sunshine Coast Poetry Slam - QLD
Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30
QLD

Sunshine Coast Poetry Slam - QLD

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

As part of Sunshine Coast Readers & Writers Festival

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Sydney CBD Poetry Slam - NSW
Aug
9
6:00 PM18:00
NSW

Sydney CBD Poetry Slam - NSW

Start Time: 6.30pm

Registration: 6pm

Hosted by: Philip Wilcox

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

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Kempsey Poetry Slam - NSW
Aug
9
4:30 PM16:30
NSW

Kempsey Poetry Slam - NSW

Start Time: 5pm

Registration: 4.30pm

Hosted by: Jesse Oliver

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

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Sunshine Coast Workshop - QLD
Aug
9
2:00 PM14:00
QLD

Sunshine Coast Workshop - QLD

Facilitated by: Gabriella Salmon

Bookings: enjoy@sunshinecoastreadersandwritersfestival.com

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Kemspey Workshop - NSW
Aug
9
1:00 PM13:00
NSW

Kemspey Workshop - NSW

Facilitated by: Jesse Oliver

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

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Blacktown Workshop - NSW
Aug
9
10:00 AM10:00
NSW

Blacktown Workshop - NSW

To attend, please contact Barbara on barbara.hillman@blacktown.nsw.gov.au or 9839 6625.

Facilitated by: Elliot Cameron

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Tamworth Poetry Slam - NSW
Aug
8
5:30 PM17:30
NSW

Tamworth Poetry Slam - NSW

Start Time: 6pm

Registration: 5.30pm

Hosted by: Jesse Oliver

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

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Hobart Poetry Slam - TAS
Aug
7
6:30 PM18:30
TAS

Hobart Poetry Slam - TAS

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Coffs Harbour Poetry Slam - NSW
Aug
7
5:30 PM17:30
NSW

Coffs Harbour Poetry Slam - NSW

Start Time: 6pm

Registration: 5.30pm

Hosted by: Jesse Oliver

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

View Event →
Woodend Poetry Slam - VIC
Aug
4
6:30 PM18:30
VIC

Woodend Poetry Slam - VIC

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

Hosted by: Joel McKerrow

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

View Event →
Byron Bay Poetry Slam - NSW
Aug
4
5:30 PM17:30
NSW

Byron Bay Poetry Slam - NSW

Start Time: 6pm

Registration: 5.30pm

Hosted by: Jesse Oliver

Book here

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word or a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!


 

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Perth Poetry Slam No. 1 - WA
Aug
4
4:30 PM16:30
WA

Perth Poetry Slam No. 1 - WA

Start Time: 5pm

Registration: 4.30pm

Cost: $10 Entry / $5 Concession

Hosted by: The Antipoet & Laundryman

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

 

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Logan Poetry Slam - QLD
Aug
3
6:00 PM18:00
QLD

Logan Poetry Slam - QLD

  • Limelight Cafe, Logan Entertainment Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start Time: 6.30pm

Registration: 6pm

Book free ticket by calling 07 3412 5626 (9:30am - 4:30pm Mon - Fri) or book online

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

View Event →
Logan Workshop - QLD
Aug
3
3:30 PM15:30
QLD

Logan Workshop - QLD

Facilitated by: Angel Peita

For workshop bookings call 07 3412 4100 or book online 

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

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Alice Springs Poetry Slam - NT
Aug
2
7:30 PM19:30
NT

Alice Springs Poetry Slam - NT

Start Time: 8pm

Registration: 7.30pm

Cost: Entry by donation

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

View Event →
Launceston Poetry Slam - TAS
Aug
2
7:30 PM19:30
TAS

Launceston Poetry Slam - TAS

Start Time: 8pm

Registration: 7.30pm

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

View Event →
Brisbane Poetry Slam No. 1 - QLD
Jul
28
4:30 PM16:30
QLD

Brisbane Poetry Slam No. 1 - QLD

Start Time: 5pm

Registration: 4.30pm

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

View Event →
Newtown Poetry Slam (Youth) - NSW
Jul
22
7:30 PM19:30

Newtown Poetry Slam (Youth) - NSW

Start Time: 7.30pm

Registration: 7pm

Hosted by: Philip Wilcox

Book here

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

View Event →
Newtown Workshop (Youth) - NSW
Jul
22
4:30 PM16:30

Newtown Workshop (Youth) - NSW

Facilitated by: Philip Wilcox

Book here

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

View Event →
Rockdale Workshop (Youth) - NSW
Jul
12
10:00 AM10:00

Rockdale Workshop (Youth) - NSW

Facilitated by: Phil Wilcox

Register here

 

Have you got fire in your heart for spoken word and a burning passion to be heard?

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam National Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

From June to October 50 Slam Heats will burn across the nation, leading to 8 State Finals
and 1 National Final in Sydney. Join us at your local slam for red-hot wordsmithing.

You can write your own stuff in a Wordshop, jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired!

Together, we can #writearevolution and #ignitethemic.


 


 

The National Final winner will receive a $10k Writer's Fest Tour!

View Event →
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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.