The search is on for Australia's 2019 Poetry Slam champion!
Heats are happening at local libraries around Victoria. Two finalists from each heat will make it all the way to the state final later this year.
Each heat will be hosted by Joel McKerrow, award-winning writer, speaker, educator, community arts worker and one of Australia’s most successful internationally touring performance poets.
Register now and bring your friends to cheer you on!
For further details and registrations visit the Poetry Slam website or the library pages listed below
- Wangaratta Library Wednesday 3 July 7pm start, 6.30pm registrations
- Hawthorn Library Tuesday 9 July, 7pm start, 6.30pm registrations
- Geelong Library Wednesday 10 July, 7pm start, 6.30pm registrations
- Greater Dandenong Library Saturday 3 August, 2pm start, 1.30pm registrations
- Mildura Library Thursday 12 September, 7pm start, 6.30pm registrations
- Doncaster Library Friday 20 September, 7pm start, 6.30pm registrations
- Flemington Library Thursday 26 September, 7pm start, 6.30pm registrations
The Victorian state final will be held at State Library Victoria, Friday 4 October. More details will be announced soon.