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.

South Australian poetry slam Heats 2018

COULD YOU BE AUSTRALIA'S NEXT POETRY SLAM CHAMPION?

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Kami McInnes
Email: info@spokenwordsa.com.au
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ADELAIDE (Heat 1)

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Date: Friday 17th August
Time: 7pm (Registration - 6.30pm)
Cost: $6
Venue: State Library of SA Institute Building
Address: Cnr North Tce/ Kintore Ave, Adelaide SA 5000

SALISBURY

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Date: Saturday 25th August
Time: 3pm (Registration - 2.30pm)
Cost: $6
Venue: Salisbury Institute
Address: 17-19 Wiltshire Street, Salisbury SA 5108

Adelaide (Heat 2)

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Date:
Saturday 1st September
Time: 7pm (Registration - 6.30pm)
Cost: $6
Venue: Jive Nightclub
Address: 181 Hindley Street, Adelaide SA 5000

MORPHETT VALE

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Date: Friday 7th September
Time: 7pm (Registration - 6.30pm)
Cost: $6
Venue: Woodcroft Library
Address: 175 Bains Road, Morphett Vale SA 5162

Adelaide (Heat 3)

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Date:
Thursday 13th September
Time: 7pm (Registration - 6.30pm)
Cost: $6
Venue: Kings Head Hotel
Address: 357 King William Street, Adelaide SA 5000

SOUTH AUSTRALIA Poetry Slam FINAL

See Finals page

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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.