The Alphabet of Women are hitting the road, heading south from Sydney to Wollongong to Enough Said Poetry Slam this Thursday night March 31! See details below:
Enough Said Poetry Slam is a slamily where you can share your poems/words/stories/etc, listen to other people share theirs, click for your faves and maybe even win a prize!
This event is presented in partnership with The Heroines Festival, and copies of Volumes 1, 2 and 3 of the Heroines Anthology will be for sale on the night from Enough Said Books, as well as The Alphabet of Women and a selection of other poetry publications.
FEATURE POET: A lineup of poets from the recently published The Alphabet of Women: Lou Steer, Marie McMillan, Dai Moret, Miriam Hechtman and Limor Fayena.
SUPPORT FEATURE: Joaquin Hernandez Ucha
6:30pm – SLAM SIGN-UP
7:00pm – POETRY STARTS
$10 – standard
$5 – unwaged/student/concession
Entry to The Forge is down a short driveway to the right of Gwynneville Bakery on Gipps Road. It’s a two-minute walk from the nearest free bus stop, less than fifteen minutes’ walk from North Wollongong Train Station, and there’s plenty of free parking on the surrounding streets. Drinks will be available for sale by The Forge.
There is unfortunately no disabled access toilet available at the venue, however, the venue is wheelchair accessible.
POETRY SLAM RULES
Sign up at the door when you arrive if you’d like to perform. Everyone is welcome, from bedroom poets to experienced performers.
3 min time limit, no props or costumes, jump up on stage with a mic and share your original poems, stories, raps, rants and monologues with a live and engaged audience.
Random people from the audience become the judges, and the highest-scoring poet wins! 1st, 2nd & 3rd place PRIZES to be awarded!
But remember: The points are not the point, the point is poetry!
We acknowledge our events take place on the land of the Wodi Wodi people of the Dharawal nation and pay our respects.
Enough Said Poetry Slam is supported by The Dire Theatre Company.