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 Townsville Slam Heat

Sat 12 Aug: 7.30pm (7pm sign up)

The heat will be held as part of the Townsville Cultural Festival.  Full details on their website once program launched.

Earlier Event: August 12
NSW Gosford Poetry Slam Heat
Later Event: August 18
QLD Goondiwindi Slam Heat