NORTHERN TERRITORY POETRY SLAM FINAL

There will be no Northern Territory Final as the champions from the Alice Springs and Darwin Poetry Slams will go on to represent their territory at the National Final.


TASMANIA POETRY SLAM FINAL

Date: Saturday 31st August
Time: 7pm - 10pm
Venue: The Workers Club
Address: 66 Elizabeth Street Launceston TAS 7250
Contact: Yvonne Gluyas - yvonnegluyas@gmail.com


VICTORIA POETRY SLAM FINAL

Date: Friday 4th October
Time: TBA
Venue: State Library Victoria,
Address: 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Contact: Rebecca Anthony - ranthony@slv.vic.gov.au
Website


WESTERN AUSTRALIA POETRY SLAM FINAL

Date: Saturday 31 August
Time: TBA
Venue: BAR459 - Rosemount Hotel (Main Room)
Address: 459 Fitzgerald St, North Perth WA 6006
Contact: Allan Boyd - allanboyd1000@gmail.com
Website


QUEENSLAND POETRY SLAM FINAL

Date: Sunday 25 August
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Venue: Judith Wright Centre
Address: 420 Brunswick St & Cnr Berwick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Contact: Lucy Nelson - director@queenslandpoetryfestival.com
Website


SOUTH AUSTRALIA POETRY SLAM FINAL

Date: Friday 27 September
Time: 8pm (Doors open 7.30pm)
Venue: Goodwood Institute Theatre
Address: 166a Goodwood Road Goodwood
Contact: Kami McInnes - info@spokenwordsa.com.au
More information at www.spokenwordsa.com.au


ACT POETRY SLAM FINAL

Date: TBA
Time: TBA
Venue: TBA
Address: TBA
Contact: Andrew Galan - andrew.galan@gmail.com


WESTERN SYDNEY FINAL

Date: TBA
Time: TBA
Venue: TBA
Address: TBA

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

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.


SYDNEY POETRY SLAM FINAL

Date: Friday 18 October
Time: TBA
Venue: TBA
Address: TBA

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.  


NSW POETRY SLAM FINAL

Date: Saturday 19 October
Time: TBA
Venue: TBA
Address: TBA

Writers from every region of NSW converge in Sydney, seize the microphone and electrify the audience. From Byron Bay to Albury, the voice of a state comes to life in one poetry packed night.

You will choose two wordsmiths to represent NSW in the National Final the next night.


AUSTRALIAN POETRY SLAM NATIONAL FINAL

Date: Sunday 20 October
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Sydney Opera House, Drama Theatre
Address: Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000

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 2018 APS National Final, you chose Melanie Mununggurr-Williams as your Champion.

Who will this nationwide search unearth in 2019? 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 Writers and Readers Festival, Singapore Writers Festival, Hong Kong International Literary Festival, Banff Arts Centre and Blue Metropolis Festival in 2020.