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.

Tasmanian poetry slam heats 2018

COULD YOU BE AUSTRALIA'S NEXT POETRY SLAM CHAMPION?

Tas Contact

Yvonne Gluyas and Joy Elizabeth
Phone: 0413 321 834
Email: yvonnegluyas@gmail.com

LAUNCESTON

POETRY SLAM HEAT

Date: Thursday 2nd August
Time: 8pm - 11pm (Registration - 7.30pm)
Venue: The Royal Oak
Address: 14 Brisbane St, Launceston TAS 7250
Cost: $5
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HOBART

POETRY SLAM HEAT

Date: Tuesday 7th August
Time: 7pm - 10pm (Registration - 6.30pm)
Venue: World's End Brewpub
Address: 236 Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay TAS 7005

LaTrobe

POETRY SLAM HEAT

Date: Sunday 12th August
Time: 1pm - 3pm (Registration - 12.30pm)
Venue: Chocolate Winterfest
Address: 170 Gilbert St, Latrobe TAS 7307

DELORAINE

POETRY SLAM HEAT

Date: Tuesday 21st August
Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm (Registration - 7pm)
Venue: Empire Hotel
Address: 19 Emu Bay Rd, Deloraine TAS 7304

TASMANIA FINAL

See Finals page

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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.