Summer Slam Heat 3 winners

Heat 3 of the Summer Slam was a win for everyone there, with the fabulous support of the crew at the Southwark Hotel. 

But top spot was won by Caroline Reid followed by runner-up Joel Callis.

Missed out? Want another go? Or simply a fan of the slam? Get along to Heat 4, at the Coffee Pot, Sunday 29th January, 6:30 pm.

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Alison Bennett: Winner of the SA Poetry Slam 2016

Alison Bennett wins the SA Poetry Slam 2016, at the Goodwood Institute, SA.

From here Alison goes to compete at the national final for the 2016 Australian Poetry Slam in the Sydney Opera House.

Watch her winning performance here. Thanks to Hannah Tunstill for her stirling work on the camera:

 

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Jason Marsiglia: Runner Up SA Poetry Slam 2016

Jason Marsiglia claims his place at the National Slam Finals in Sydney as runner up at SA Poetry Slam 2016, at the Goodwood Institute, SA.

Watch his SA Final performance here. Thanks to Hannah Tunstill for her stirling work on the camera:

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SA Poetry Slam 2016 WINNERS!!

What a night! Sell-out crowd, 10 contestants on top of their games, special guest, Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa, who had the audience hooked from word #1.

And the winner is   Alison Bennett.        Runner-up is   Jason Marsiglia.

 

Both will be heading off to Sydney soon to compete in the National Finals at the Opera House. Big congrats to everyone concerned. Here are some highlights:

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Special thanks to Luxi Photography and Filmography for their great camera work!

 

 

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SA Poetry Slam 2016 Final is sold-out!

After 5 heats of amazing poetry, stunning performances, capacity crowds and wonderful support from our venues and sponsors, we have 10 contenders for the SA Poetry Slam final, Friday 30th September at the Goodwood Institute. The event is now sold-out!!

Congratulations to Jason Marsiglia, winner, heat 1; Chiara Gabrielli, runner-up, heat 1; Amy Watson, winner, heat 2; Ashlee Spalding-Sykes, runner-up heat 2; Caroline Reid, winner, heat 3; Alison Bennett, runner-up, heat 3; Tom McSkimming, winner, heat 4; Andrew Drake, runner-up, heat 4; Jasmin Dinos, winner, heat 5; Keenan Drake, runner-up, heat 5.

Doors open 7.30, 8pm start. Click here for more info.

Spoken Word SA thanks our partners Word Travels, SA Writers Centre and The Australian Poetry Slam. Supporters and sponsors Matilda Bookshop, State Library of South Australia, City of Salisbury, Onkaparinga Libraries, Jive Nightclub, Fifth Quarter/Carclew and The Goodwood Institute.

Special thanks to Luxi Photography and Filmography for their great camera work!

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