Participants must be 12–18 years old.
Learn how to write and perform spoken word with professional spoken word artist Andrew Cox. This is the perfect opportunity to hone your skills and gain confidence performing in front of your peers.
Andrew Cox is a proud Filipino/Australian, growing up in both these unique parts of the world. As an educator he facilitates writing workshops and extended programs, as a performer he has featured at festivals and major Australia wide competitions. 2018 saw the release of The Space Between the Words, Andrew’s first published collection of poetry. Andrew has performed at various prominent stages the likes of - the Art Gallery of NSW, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Town Hall, The ICC, Parliament House Canberra.
Participants are encouraged to sign up to perform at our Northern Beaches heat at Manly Library on April 11.
Australian Poetry Slam Youth is the largest youth poetry slam in Sydney. Held annually by Word Travels, the program involves workshops and slams throughout Sydney, culminating in an explosive finale at Sydney Writers' Festival.