SA Poetry Slam 2021 – Heat 3 – Jive

Contestants have 2 minutes to speak, scream, howl, whisper or sing their original poem. There are no props, no costumes, no music: just the poet and the words. Judges are selected at random from the audience. The heat winners compete again in the SA State Final and the two top finalists then go on to compete in the Australian Poetry Slam National Showcase.

181 Hindley Street West, Adelaide, SA 5000.

Thursday 26 August 2021
Sign-up from 6:30 pm for a 7:00 pm start.

$7 to compete or watch.
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Guest performer: KAMI

A two time national finalist at the Australian Poetry Slam, Kami has performed in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Newcastle including the Adelaide Fringe Festival, The National Young Writers Festival and The Melbourne Writers Festival. As a spoken word performer he has supported national and international music acts in Adelaide and Sydney, has hosted slams, book launches, panels and readings. He has two novellas out, has been published in various journals nationally and internationally and in 2010 was the winner of the Single Poet Collection award at the Poetry Unleashed Festival. Since 2013 he has been co-director of Spoken Word SA.