Thursday, 11 April 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Check out the freshest young performing writers as they battle it out to become slam champion, hosted by professional spoken word artist Lorin Elizabeth.

Australian Poetry Slam Youth is the largest youth poetry slam in Sydney. Held annually by Word Travels, the program involves workshops and slams throughout Sydney, culminating in an explosive finale at Sydney Writers' Festival.

This year, we are holding a heat for all aspiring poets in the local area. Audience members vote for the top artists who will then go on to represent the Northern Beaches at the Australian Poetry Slam Youth - Sydney Final.

Bringing rap performances, stories, monologues and poems to the stage, each performer has just three minutes to wow the crowd. No props, no music – just the performer, a microphone and the spotlight.


Snacks and refreshments will be available to purchase on the night.

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Free Entry
No booking required.


Manly Library
1 Market Place
Manly NSW 2095
Map of Poetry Slam