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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NSW Double Bay Poetry Slam Heat

  • Woollahra Library 451 New South Head Road Double Bay, NSW, 2028 Australia (map)

Poet registration at 3:30 pm.

Venue: Woollahra Library at Double Bay
451 New South Head Rd, Double Bay NSW

Contact: Jenn Martin -

Earlier Event: September 8
SA Poetry Slam - Heat 4
Later Event: September 12
NSW Parramatta Poetry Slam Heat