2022 Australian Poetry Slam Heat

2022 Australian Poetry Slam Heat

Friday, 29 July at 7pm

The search is on for Australia’s 2022 poetry slam champion. This is one of many heats in the lead up to the APS 2022 finals.

All attendees must book a place. If you wish to compete, sign up on the night - first come, first served.

Entrants may perform two minutes of original work in front of a supportive audience. Speak, scream, howl, whisper or even sing your poem, story, lyrics or monologues in this live event where the audience is the judge. Two finalists from each state will receive prizes and a spot in the national final in October to perform at the Sydney Opera House.

The winner of the 2022 APS National Final is awarded a prize pack worth $10,000 including publication in audio, video and print; a two-week writing residency; professional mentoring; and a headline feature in Story Week 2022.

Duration: Approximately 135 minutes, including interval

Register to attend the event. Competitors sign up on the night to perform . Please arrive at 6.30pm if you plan to perform.

For more information about accessibility at the Clocktower Centre please see here.

The safety of everyone is important to us. Please ensure that you are familiar with the current Victorian guidelines for attending indoor events. You can view our updated Conditions of Purchase and Conditions of Entry. Closer to each production, all ticket holders will be sent up to date information on the current guidelines.

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