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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SA Poetry Slam - Heat 4

  • Woodcroft Library 175 Bains Road Morphett Vale, SA, 5162 Australia (map)

Poet registration at 6:30pm.

Venue: Woodcroft Library
175 Bains Road, Morphettvale SA

Cost: $6

Feature: The Street Owls

Phone: (08) 8384 0050

Earlier Event: September 8
NSW Double Bay Slam Poetry Workshop
Later Event: September 9
NSW Double Bay Poetry Slam Heat
Australia Council for the Arts
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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.