POETRY SLAM Finals 2018
WESTERN Australia State Final
Queensland State Final
VICTORIA STATE FINAL
South Australia State Final
BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! CANBERRA NATIONAL POETRY SLAM (ACT State Final)
Date: Saturday 13th October
Writers from every region of NSW converge in Sydney, seize the microphone and electrify the audience. From Byron to Albury, the voice of a state comes to life in one poetry packed night.
You will choose two wordsmiths to represent NSW in a National Final the next night, as part of Story-Fest 2018: 3 days of live literary mayhem! Oct 12-14
Date: Sunday 14th October
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 National 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 the Ubud Readers & Writers Festival in Bali, Byron Writers Festival and Sydney Writers Festivals in 2019.
Who will this nationwide search unearth in 2017?
Judged by randomly chosen members of the crowd, one person will get the chance to perform their own words at the Ubud Readers & Writers Festival in Bali, Byron Writers Festival and Sydney Writers Festivals in 2018.
The National Poetry Slam Final is the closing event of Story-Fest 2017: 3 days of live literary mayhem! Oct 13-15
SUNDAY 15TH OCTOBER
7.00pm – 9.30pm
1 000 poets, 20 000 live audience, 60 events across Australia - all rise to a thunder clap at Sydney Opera House. Selected members of the audience will choose one person to represent Australian Poetry Slam in a tour to writers' festivals worth $11k + a published manuscript by Pitt Street Poetry and a Bundanon Trust writers' retreat.
Host: Miles Merrill
Venue: Sydney Opera House
Supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.