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Australian Poetry Slam National Final
Oct
22
10:00 AM10:00
NSW

Australian Poetry Slam National Final

Tickets:
Concession - $44
General Admission - $58

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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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NSW Poetry Slam Final
Oct
21
11:00 AM11:00
NSW

NSW Poetry Slam Final

  • The Barnet Long Room, Customs House (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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 NSW will seize the microphone and electrify the audience. From Byron to Albury, Blacktown to Kempsey 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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Sydney Poetry Slam Final
Oct
20
11:00 AM11:00
NSW

Sydney Poetry Slam Final

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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.

 

VENUE NOTE: Access to the venue, BAY 43 is outside the Overseas Passenger Terminal on Circular Quay West. Please look for the Story-Fest '18 signage to further direct you towards BAY 43.

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Western Sydney Poetry Slam Final
Oct
12
10:00 AM10:00
NSW

Western Sydney Poetry Slam Final

Start Time: 7pm

Doors Open: 6.30pm

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Join us for a huge celebration of the slam scene in Western Sydney with poets from Blacktown to Granville 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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Surry Hills Poetry Slam - NSW
Oct
5
9:00 AM09:00
NSW

Surry Hills Poetry Slam - NSW

Start Time: 7.30pm

Registration: 7.00pm

Hosted by: Emily Crocker

 

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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Wollongong Poetry Slam - NSW
Sep
28
8:30 AM08:30
NSW

Wollongong Poetry Slam - NSW

  • The Music Lounge, Wollongong Town Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

Cost: $5 (student/concession) - $10

Contact: Lorin Reid - enoughsaidpoetryslam@gmail.com

Website

 

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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Narellan Poetry Slam - NSW
Sep
19
8:30 AM08:30
NSW

Narellan Poetry Slam - NSW

  • Harry Hartog Booksellers Narellan (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start Time: 7pm

Registration: 6.30pm

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!

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Glebe Poetry Slam (Youth) - NSW
Sep
17
5:30 AM05:30
NSW

Glebe Poetry Slam (Youth) - NSW

(Formerly Green Square Heat)

Start Time: 4pm

Registration: 3.30pm

Hosted by: Jesse Oliver

Book tickets 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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Glebe Workshop (Youth) - NSW
Sep
17
3:00 AM03:00
NSW

Glebe Workshop (Youth) - NSW

(Formerly Green Square Workshop)

Facilitated by: Jesse Oliver

Book tickets 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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Rockdale Poetry Slam - NSW
Sep
16
3:30 AM03:30
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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Canada Bay Poetry Slam - NSW
Sep
15
8:30 AM08:30
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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Granville Poetry Slam - NSW
Sep
12
8:30 AM08:30
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!

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Narellan Workshop - NSW
Sep
11
8:00 AM08:00
NSW

Narellan Workshop - NSW

  • Harry Hartog Booksellers Narellan (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Facilitated by: Elliot Cameron

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!

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Albury Poetry Slam - NSW
Sep
8
9:00 AM09:00
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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Canada Bay Workshop - NSW
Sep
8
8:00 AM08:00
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!

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Albury Workshop - NSW
Sep
7
8:00 AM08:00
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!

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Double Bay Poetry Slam - NSW
Sep
6
7:30 AM07:30
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!

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Double Bay Workshop - NSW
Sep
5
8:00 AM08:00
NSW

Double Bay Workshop - NSW

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

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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Queanbeyan Poetry Slam - NSW
Sep
1
8:00 AM08:00
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!

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Queanbeyan Workshop - NSW
Sep
1
4:00 AM04:00
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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Blacktown Poetry Slam - NSW
Aug
25
7:30 AM07:30
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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Gosford Poetry Slam - NSW
Aug
12
9:00 AM09:00
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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Gosford Workshop - NSW
Aug
12
6:00 AM06:00
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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Sydney CBD Poetry Slam - NSW
Aug
10
8:00 AM08:00
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
10
6:30 AM06:30
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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Kemspey Workshop - NSW
Aug
10
3:00 AM03:00
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
10
12:00 AM00:00
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
9
7:30 AM07:30
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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Coffs Harbour Poetry Slam - NSW
Aug
8
7:30 AM07:30
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!


 

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Byron Bay Poetry Slam - NSW
Aug
5
7:30 AM07:30
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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