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Trans Poetry Slam • Heats

  • Hares & Hyenas 63 Johnston Street Fitzroy, VIC, 3065 Australia (map)

Calling all trans and gender diverse spoken word artists!

In a world that never seems to have enough space for us, where we must always moderate ourselves, so that others can tolerate us, we are claiming a place that has always been a home for us.

Wednesday 17 July (heats) and Thursday 18 July (finals) will be the first ever Trans Poetry Slam. For rules, refer to the Australian Poetry Slam website (strict 2 minute time limit). Heats will feature (up to) 20 poets, with the top 8 scoring poets returning the following night to determine the champion!

First Prize: $250
Second Prize: $150
Plus door prizes available for our gorgeous audience members thanks to community donations.

Pre-book your tickets to the heats and finals now to avoid missing out on seeing Melbourne’s best TGD spoken word artists!

Supported by Transgender Victoria. Image by Dexa101.

Warning for strong language and potentially triggering material. Parental supervision necessary for any under-18 attendees or competitors.

Heats sign-up: At the door (arrive 6:45PM)

General Admission: $10

Concession: $5