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.

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QLD Sunshine Coast Heat

Sat 12 Aug: 6.30pm (sign up from 6pm)

Coolum Civic Centre

Details on SCRWF website

Earlier Event: August 12
QLD Townsville Slam Workshop
Later Event: August 12
NSW Gosford Poetry Slam Heat