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 Cairns Slam Heat

Wed 2nd Aug: 7pm (sign up from 6.30pm)

The Tanks (Tanks 5) - 46 Collins Avenue, Edge Hill (It is adjacent to the Cairns Botanic Gardens, Centenary Lakes and Red and Blue Arrow Walking Trails of Mount Whitfield)

Details + Bookings:  (07) 4032 6600

Earlier Event: August 2
QLD Cairns Slam Poetry Workshop
Later Event: August 4
QLD Logan Slam Workshop