Join us for a huge celebration of the slam scene in Western Sydney. The top two poets go on to compete at the NSW Final.
Wordy artists, with big plans, give the audience a snippet of their “dream show”; witness their live samples jumping from page to stage.
Indigenous Performing Writers Forum
An exciting day of workshops, performances and an open mic to Inspire, Encourage and Empower the next generation of young writers. By invitation only.
Join us for a huge celebration of the slam scene in Sydney. The top two poets go through to represent Sydney at the NSW Final.
An exploration into the narrative of the body and how it can inform the way we engage with language and performance
Every year we nominate a poetry slam champion based on their creative self-expression. What if we elected our leaders in the same way?
Join Rachel Smith as she guides you through pulling the elements of your story apart, then piecing them back together! Everyone has a story to tell, we want to hear yours.
You thought any self-respecting published story had a beginning, middle and end, right? Well, not after it is handed to a team of improv actors!
Benjamin Solah answers all questions around the mysterious process of being booked and taking your work on tour interstate or overseas.
What does it mean to be “African”? What are “African” Stories? What unites these artists from different countries and what are their differences?
Explore the power of writing our own personal, everyday stories and connecting it to the political world. You'll leave with a new poem in hand.
SOLID AIR editors discuss spoken word’s role in increasing poetry's popularity, the platform it provides for marginalised voices, and the dynamics of the page and stage.
A night of journeys, turning points and life-changing milestones condensed into espresso shots of story-telling. You’ve got 4 minutes to tell us what made you.
Performing writers from every region of NSW seize the microphone and electrify the audience. The top two poets will represent NSW at the National Final.
Explore new ways of mapping sound and text together for performance. Experiment with breath work, vocal patterns, looping pedals and call and response writing prompts.
Meet other artists and organisers working in the spoken word scene around Australia. Exchange visions, missions and actions for eduction programs, gigs, audiences and the artform itself.
YEET! your words at the audience in this wild open mic where judges score your poetry to the nearest meme instead of decimal place.
1000 poets slam across the nation. The top 16 make it to finals. You choose the next Australian Poetry Slam Champion.