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Australian Poetry Slam: Mudgee Heat

St Mary’s Parish Centre Old Convent, free

Ignite the mic and set the stage alight in Australian Poetry Slam 2019! Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam Champion or a keen punter ready to cheer?

Join Australian Poetry Slam at Mudgee Readers’ Festival for some red-hot wordsmithing. The top-two poets will get the chance to perform at the NSW State Final in Sydney! Jump on the mic for 2 minutes or just put your bum on a seat and be inspired! For full rules and details visit the APS website.

Australian Poetry Slam is a live literary performance program where the audience decides the champion. With a nationwide round of 60 heats, the best slammers will perform for the chance to win the Australian Poetry Slam National Final at Sydney Opera House as part of Story-Fest. The ultimate prize? An all expenses paid international tour, performing at Byron Writers Festival, Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, Singapore Writers Festival, Hong Kong International Literary Festival, Banff Arts Centre and Blue Metropolis Festival.

To sign up for the competition email or sign up in person half an hour before the event at the venue. This heat will be hosted by the 2018 Australian Poetry Slam Champion, Melanie Mununggurr-Williams.

Presented in partnership with Australian Poetry Slam and Mid-Western Regional Youth Council.

2018 Australian Poetry Slam Champion, Melanie Mununggurr-Williams

2018 Australian Poetry Slam Champion, Melanie Mununggurr-Williams

Earlier Event: August 17
Silent Reading Party