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Stand Up for Poetry is a Hunter region poetry program that encourages poetic expression and skills development while fostering the poetry scene through workshops and special events.

Poetry Slam Workshop

In this online workshop we will explore the dynamic space of spoken word/ slam poetry, including experimenting with writing techniques and witnessing the many and varied forms slam poetry can take. Be ready to write and bring a slam poem you are working on. Come and take a dive... and get ready for the Hunter heat of the Australian Poetry Slam 2021 on 29 October.

This workshop is part of Stand Up for Poetry, a Hunter regional poetry program presented by Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, and Port Stephens Libraries. It is an exciting series of poetry workshops, panels, spoken word showcases and slam heats across the Hunter region in 2021/2022.

Numbers are limited for this free virtual event.

Bookings essential

Stand Up for Poetry is a partnership between Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland and Port Stephens Libraries. Event partners include: Australian Poetry Slam, Word Travels.