Australian Poetry Slam Final


Australian Poetry Slam Hunter Region Final

Sat 03 Oct , 2.00pm – 4.30pm Closed Captions

Twelve finalists from local heats across the Hunter region will battle it out for 2 spots in the NSW Final of the Australian Poetry Slam. Hosted by Emily Crocker and presented as part of the National Young Writer’s Festival on 3 October at Warners Bay Theatre to a live audience, get ready for some fast paced performances. The winners are chosen by the audience so plenty of fun and interaction guaranteed! Free event. Registration required.
This event is co-presented with Word Travels and Australian Poetry Slam; it is part of Stand Up for Poetry, a Hunter regional poetry program from Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, and Port Stephens Libraries.

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