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.

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Australian Capital Territory Poetry Slam Final

  • Gorman Main Hall, Gorman Arts Centre 55 Ainslie Avenue Braddon, ACT, 2612 Australia (map)

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!

Earlier Event: October 4
Surry Hills Poetry Slam - NSW
Later Event: October 11
Western Sydney Poetry Slam Final
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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.