SA Poetry Slam 2023 – Heat 3 winners at The Port!

Winners
Arantza Garcia
Drew Cuffley
Beth Baillie
Anet Swain
Claire Watson
Cayley Ferguson
John Willison
Fiona Tiller
Doug Phillips
Pauline Lergessner
Luke Baker
Narny
Tegan Sabine
Sally Giles
Marc Ryan
Sarah Jane Justice
Hat Draw
Audience
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Winners
Arantza Garcia
Drew Cuffley
Beth Baillie
Anet Swain
Claire Watson
Cayley Ferguson
John Willison
Fiona Tiller
Doug Phillips
Pauline Lergessner
Luke Baker
Narny
Tegan Sabine
Sally Giles
Marc Ryan
Sarah Jane Justice
Hat Draw
Audience
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Heat 3 of the 2023 Poetry Slam at Port Adelaide Library was a stellar evening of talented poets, battling for their chance to go to Sydney. We were humbled by all of your amazing performances and heartfelt words.

Marc Ryan The Beautiful Bogan had us in stitches while the scores were being tallied, with a perfect transition from “feels” to “lols” before our … ... Read more ...

SA Poetry Slam – Heat 2 Winners!

Heat 2 Winners
Heat 2 Winner – Chris Battistuzzi
Heat 2 runner-up – Tim O’Loughlin
Drew Cuffley
Carissa Fischer
Anet Swain
John Willison
Louise Goodwin
Luke Baker
Tegan Sabine
Guest – Grace Colsey
MC – Sarah Jane Justice
Hat Draw
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Heat 2 Winners
Heat 2 Winner - Chris Battistuzzi
Heat 2 runner-up - Tim O'Loughlin
Drew Cuffley
Carissa Fischer
Anet Swain
John Willison
Louise Goodwin
Luke Baker
Tegan Sabine
Guest - Grace Colsey
MC - Sarah Jane Justice
Hat Draw
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SA Heat 2 of the Australian Poetry Slam at the Woodcroft Library treated us to some outstanding performances! Winner Chris Battistuzzi and and Runner-up Tim O’Loughlin made it through to the State Final and feature performer Grace Colsey shared a spoken word twist on some of their award winning cabaret show. If you haven’t been to a heat yet, … ... Read more ...

SA Heat 4 – 2023 Australian Poetry Slam

Thursday 7 September 2023
Doors at 6:30pm for sign up

The Jade
142-160 Flinders Street, Adelaide, SA 5000

$10 at the door or at trybooking.com: https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/1086815

Book tickets

There is a maximum of 20 poets per heat, so make sure to get there on time!

Poems must be two minutes or under, no props, no costumes, just you and the power of your words. The full APS 2023 rules are at the following link – make sure you read them!  www.australianpoetryslam.com/rules

Rules

Two poets chosen by the audience at each of … ... Read more ...

Australian Poetry Slam – SA Heat 1 blasts off!

heat 1 winners
heat 1 winner – matthew pankhurst
heat 1 runnerup – alex van silalam
anet swain
amiee knubley
aaron woolford
drew cuffley
carissa fischer
claire watson
tegan sabine
luke baker
june spencer
victoria akut
heat 1 guest – shaine melrose
heat 1 sacrifice – kami
heat 1 MC – sarah jane justice
heat 1 audience
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heat 1  winners
heat 1 winner - matthew pankhurst
heat 1 runnerup - alex van silalam
anet swain
amiee knubley
aaron woolford
drew cuffley
carissa fischer
claire watson
tegan sabine
luke baker
june spencer
victoria akut
heat 1 guest - shaine melrose
heat 1 sacrifice - kami
heat 1 MC - sarah jane justice
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Heat 1 of the SA leg of the Australian Poetry Slam took off big-time at the State Library of SA, where we had a room full of poetry fans and 12 competing slammers. After a fierce round of fiery words and cheers … ... Read more ...

SA Heat 3 – 2023 Australian Poetry Slam

Friday 1 September 2023
Doors at 6:30pm for sign up

Port Adelaide Library
2-4 Church Street Port Adelaide, SA 5015

$10 at the door or at trybooking.com: https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/1086853

Book tickets

There is a maximum of 20 poets per heat, so make sure to get there on time!

Poems must be two minutes or under, no props, no costumes, just you and the power of your words. The full APS 2023 rules are at the following link – make sure you read them!  www.australianpoetryslam.com/rules

Rules

Two poets chosen by the audience at each of our five South Australian heats will … ... Read more ...

SA Heat 2 – 2023 Australian Poetry Slam

Friday 25 August 2023
Doors at 6:30pm for sign up

Woodcroft Library
175 Bains Road, Morphett Vale SA 5162

$10 at the door or at trybooking.com: https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/1086809

Book tickets

There is a maximum of 20 poets per heat, so make sure to get there on time!

Poems must be two minutes or under, no props, no costumes, just you and the power of your words. The full APS 2023 rules are at the following link – make sure you read them!  www.australianpoetryslam.com/rules

Rules

Two poets chosen by the audience at each of our five South Australian heats will head … ... Read more ...

SA Heat 1 – 2023 Australian Poetry Slam

Friday 18 August 2023
Doors at 6:30pm for sign up

State Library of SA
corner Kintore Avenue and North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000

$10 at the door or at trybooking.com: https://www.trybooking.com/CJVSB

Book tickets

There is a maximum of 20 poets per heat, so make sure to get there on time!

Poems must be two minutes or under, no props, no costumes, just you and the power of your words. The full APS 2023 rules are at the following link – make sure you read them!  www.australianpoetryslam.com/rules

Rules

Two poets chosen by the audience at each of our five South Australian … ... Read more ...

SA Heats for the Australian Poetry Slam 2023 – Get ready!

We paused. Took a moment. A world-wide “…Ummm”. Now, the slam storm returns.

In 2023, flex your vocal chords with a new voice. Run with new leaders. Turn your moments of “…um” into MomentUm. Write new poetic revolutions. You’ve got two minutes on the mic. Build your MomentUm to crescendo and be heard.

Poetry Slams and wordshops are popping up around the nation. From June to October, 1000 writers will grab their moment in the spotlight leading to one National Final at Sydney Opera House and a prize worth $20,000, including publishing opportunities and gigs from Byron to Bali and … ... Read more ...