REGIONAL POETRY SLAM
THE POETRY SLAM IS ON!
GOLDEN BAY / NELSON
REGIONAL POETRY SLAM 2023
LIVE. AT THE MUSSEL INN THURSDAY 16 NOVEMBER, 7.30 PM.
A POETRY SLAM is a spoken word event where poets ‘slam off’ against each for the honour of representing the Golden Bay/Nelson region at the National event in Auckland, November 24 and 25
Competitors come armed with three poems, each no more that three minutes long. No props are allowed – just your voice.
The event is run over three rounds, with competitors dropping out until three are left in the final round. Each round is judged by random audience judges who mark each performance out of 10. After round one, the top scores go through to round two and from round two the top scores go through to round three.
The winner will flown to Auckland to represent Golden Bay/Nelson in the National finals which take place the following weekend. So the winner must be prepared to be in Auckland on 24 and 25 November. Fares, accommodation and a little spending money provided by Golden Bay Live Poets Society, The Mussel Inn and NZ Poetry Slam.
Sound like you? Enter the Slam by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Here’s a brief summary of the rules:
Following the SLAM live music from Joy and Callie
It’s going to a grand night of spoken word and stunning song
GOLDEN BAY/NELSON POETRY SLAM
Thursday 16 November,
7.30 pm, $5