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.

Northern Territory poetry slam Heats 2017

COULD YOU BE AUSTRALIA'S NEXT POETRY SLAM CHAMPION?

NT Contact
Laurie May
Ph: 0404 623 252
Email: thedirtywordasp@gmail.com

Darwin

POETRY SLAM HEAT

Date       Sunday 24th September
Start       3:30pm (Registration half hour before start)
Venue     Darwin Railway Club
Address  7 Somerville Gardens, Parap NT 

Get in early as spots are limited! 

Alice Springs

POETRY SLAM HEAT

Date       Tuesday 29th August
Start       8pm (Registration half hour before start)
Venue     Totem Theatre
Address  Anzac Oval Reserve, Undoolya Rd, Alice Springs NT

Get in early as spots are limited!

northern territory FINAL

See Finals page

Click to see some information from previous years
2015

2016