The search is now on for the next Australian Poetry Slam champion!
Speak, scream, howl, whisper even sing your poems, stories,
lyrics, and monologues in the 2010 Australian Poetry Slam – a live
literary performance competition where the audience is the judge!
Slam heats are being held in venues across Australia.
Two finalists from each heat will compete in their state final for cash prizes and a trip to Sydney for the national final in December.
The Major Prize – worth over $11,000 – is the “ultimate writers festival tour of Bali and China!”
The PERTH HEATS of the 2010 Australian Poetry Slam will be held every
Thursday from 7pm at the Artrage Bakery, 233 James St in Northbridge –
from 21st October to 11th November – with the WA final on Thursday 18th
Each WA Heat Winner gets a $50 gift voucher from Planet Books – plus a
$50 feed from Gypsy Tapas House. The state champs will receive cash
prizes – plus flights and accommodation to the National Final.
For more information, phone WA Heats organiser Allan Boyd on 0402 573 580
Listen to RTRFM 92.1 to hear 2 poets slam it out on air every Thursday
from 11.30am during the heats: www.rtrfm.com.au