Word Hurl Anti-Slam

Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm

A local institution, Word Hurl Anti-Slam has been venting the maladies, heartaches and rhyming absurdities of the Novocastrian community for over five years. Come join the locals for an evening of unrelenting self-expression in the form of poetry, spoken word or anything else. You bring it, they’ll take it! Secret judges, booby prizes and love. What more could you want?


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I Feel Like a Woman

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Friday, September 30, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Man! I feel like a woman! A reading and Q&A about the wide range of experiences associated with being a 'woman writer'.

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“My Very First Reading”

Saturday, October 1, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

They've never read to an audience before. Now they're reading to an entire festival. Never performed your work? This could be your chance!

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Late Night Readings: Sex, Death, Money

Sunday, October 2, 2016
10:30 pm -

The Late Night Readings are everyone's favourite NYWF institution! Pull up a bean bag and get cosy.

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Allowed on Timeline: A Slide Night

Thursday, September 29, 2016
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Five writers dig out their best snaps and pass them on, granting each other creative licence to re-imagine the image through storytelling.