Summer Slam 2024 – Heat 3 at Campbelltown Library

Heat 3 Winners
Winner – River Hill (with Snow)
Runner-up – Courtney Hunter
Third – Annette Swain
Alice Robinson
Ginny Thorne
Avalanche
Carissa Fischer
John Thompson
Holly Peters
Brooklyn Saliba
Steven Pappin
Thomas Cassidy
Charlie Thorne
Cate Banbury
John McGuiness
Radhe Krishna
audience
MC Sarah Jane Justice under the Magic Tree
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Heat 3 Winners
Winner - River Hill (with Snow)
Runner-up - Courtney Hunter
Third - Annette Swain
Alice Robinson
Ginny Thorne
Avalanche
Carissa Fischer
John Thompson
Holly Peters
Brooklyn Saliba
Steven Pappin
Thomas Cassidy
Charlie Thorne
Cate Banbury
John McGuiness
Radhe Krishna
audience
MC Sarah Jane Justice under the Magic Tree
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Pics: Ian Gibbins

Heat 3 of the 2024 Summer Slam at the Campbelltown Library brought out another fabulous mix of new talent, regular performers, and appreciative audience. Congratulations to winner, River Hill, runner-up, Courtney Hunter, and third place, Annette Swain: they are all off … ... Read more ...

Summer Slam 2024 Prizes – thank you Wakefield Press!

In a great year for Summer Slam prizes, we want to give a huge thanks to Adelaide based publisher Wakefield Press. They have been a long time supporter of the event and Spoken Word SA in general. Go check them out for a slew of great books including poetry, novels, Australian histories and more.

Click here to visit the Wakefield press website. Sign up and subscribe to their email newsletter to keep up with their latest releases, news and events.

Summer Slam 2024 – Final

$10 at trybooking or at the door.

Book tickets

Slam it into 2024! Spoken Word SA’s annual Summer Slam is back. In a friendly, low stakes – but high fun -competition, poets will bring their words and voices to stages around Adelaide. The top three scoring poets from each heat make it to the final… along with two “wild card” entrants! Our wild cards are stand-out performers from any heat that didn’t otherwise get through to the final, hand-picked by the SWSA team.

The final … ... Read more ...

Summer Slam 2024 – Heat 2 All Tied Up!

L-R: Conor Brown, Jen Benham, Kami 

What a phenomenal night of poetry we had last night! Heat Two of our 2024 Summer Slam saw sixteen talented competitors, a completely full house of poetry fans, and a beautiful selection of treats from Sarah’s Sister’s Sustainable Cafe.

A tie between first and second place gave us a SLAM OFF… which resulted in a second bout of tied scores! With a handshake and the true spirit of poetry at play, our two highest scorers agreed to share equal first position. Congratulations to our next three confirmed finalists:

Equal First: Conor Brown and … ... Read more ...

Hot start to 2024 Summer Slam – Heat 1

Heat 1 Winners
Winner – Nicola Watson
Runner-up – Kerry Cook
Third – Terry Anne
Adam Paul B
Helium Liu
Izzy Rogers
Thomas Cassidy
Kerryn Tredrea
John McGuiness
Mel Chatfield
Erin Franklin
Luke Baker
Gail
Annette Swain
MC and Sacrifice – Sarah Jane Justice
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Heat 1 Winners
Winner - Nicola Watson
Runner-up - Kerry Cook
Third - Terry Anne
Adam Paul B
Helium Liu
Izzy Rogers
Thomas Cassidy
Kerryn Tredrea
John McGuiness
Mel Chatfield
Erin Franklin
Luke Baker
Gail
Annette Swain
MC and Sacrifice - Sarah Jane Justice
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Great start to the 2024 Summer Slam! Fabulous audience and poets featuring a bunch of new faces! Congrats to winner Nicola Watson, runner-up Kerry Cook and third place Terry Anne, who have all qualified for the Summer Slam Final at Jive on Thursday 1st February.

If you missed this one or if … ... Read more ...

Summer Slam 2024 – Heat 3

$10 entry at trybooking or at the door for both audience and competitors. 

Slam it into 2024! Spoken Word SA’s annual Summer Slam is back. In a friendly, low stakes – but high fun – competition, poets will bring their words and voices to stages around Adelaide. The top three scoring poets from each heat will make it to the final… along with two “wild card” entrants! Our wild cards will be stand-out performers from any heat that didn’t get through … ... Read more ...

Summer Slam 2024 – Heat 2 featuring Mixed Bag collaboration!

$10 entry at trybooking or at the door for both audience and competitors. 

Slam it into 2024! Spoken Word SA’s annual Summer Slam is back. In a friendly, low stakes – but high fun – competition, poets will bring their words and voices to stages around Adelaide. The top three scoring poets from each heat will make it to the final… along with two “wild card” entrants! Our wild cards will be stand-out performers from any heat that … ... Read more ...