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.

Victorian poetry slam Heats 2017

Victorian contact

Rebecca Anthony
Program Officer
Venue: State Library Victoria
Phone: +61 3 8664 7534
Email: ranthony@slv.vic.gov.au
Website: http://www.slv.vic.gov.au

HAMPTON PARK LIBRARY

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Saturday 1st July
12:30pm (Registration at 12pm midday)
Venue: Hampton Park Library
24 Stuart Avenue, Hampton Park VIC
Contact: Celia Rice - celia.rice@cclc.vic.gov.au
Websitehttp://www.cclc.vic.gov.au/hamptonpark

stawell library

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Friday 28th July
6:30pm (Registration at 6:00pm)
Venue: Stawell Library
Sloane Street, Stawell VIC
Contact: Lisa Whyte - Lisa.whyte@ngshire.vic.gov.au
Websitehttp://www.ngshire.vic.gov.au/Our-Community/Education-Training/Library-Services

the warehouse - clunes

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Friday 4th August
6:30pm (Registration at 6pm)
Venue: The Warehouse
Fraser Street, Clunes VIC
Contact: Bree Milgate - bmilgate@hepburn.vic.gov.au
Websitehttps://www.hepburn.vic.gov.au/

newport library

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Friday 11th August
6.30pm (Registration at 6pm)
Venue: Newport Library
13/15 Mason Street, Newport VIC
Contact: Tracie Fairchild - tfairchild@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au
Websitehttp://www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Community/Community-hubs-centres/Newport-Community-Hub

Frankston library

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Tuesday 22nd August
5:30pm (Registration at 5pm)
Venue: Frankston Library
60 Playne Street, Frankston VIC
Contact: Susan Bentley - susan.bentley@frankston.vic.gov.au
Websitehttps://library.frankston.vic.gov.au/Home

echuca library

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Friday 25th August
6:30pm (Registration at 6pm)
Venue: Echuca Library
310 Hare Street, Echuca VIC
Contact: Jenny Mustey - j.mustey@campaspe.vic.gov.au
Websitehttp://swft.cprl.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/en_AU/cprl/

caulfield library

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Saturday 2nd September
2.30pm (Registration at 2pm)
Venue: Caulfield Library
Cnr Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield VIC
Contact: Margaret Adams - madams@gleneira.vic.gov.au
Websitehttp://library.gleneira.vic.gov.au/About_us/Libraries/Caulfield_Library

VICtorian FINAL

See Finals page

DETAILS OF PAST HEATS

2016