Think you've got what it takes to become Australia's next poetry slam champion? All you need is an original poem and 2 minutes on the mic to win over your online audience at the Logan Poetry Slam Heat. For ages 16 and above.

This year’s Logan Poetry Slam Heat will be at Extraction Artisan Coffee, located at 7/3375 Pacific Hwy, Slacks Creek.

Online registration only. Registrations close at 6pm on Thursday 16 September. Only the first 20 competitors to register may compete.

Nationally recognised spoken word poet Anisa Nandaula will be the MC. Judges from the audience choose two wordsmiths to go to the Queensland State Final of the Australian Poetry Slam.

Competitors may also book into the free online Logan Slam Heat workshop with Anisa Nandaula on Thursday 16 September, 4pm to 5.30pm. Presented by Logan City Council Libraries and Queensland Poetry. Australian Poetry Slam is an initiative of Word Travels.

Not a library member? If you are a Logan resident, join online now.

Logan Library events are delivered in line with the Queensland State Government's COVID Safe Business Framework.

To comply with all government COVID restrictions and health directions in place, attendance at this event is by bookings only. Everyone attending must book a place.

For the safety of participants, please do not attend the session if you or a household member are unwell, displaying COVID-19 symptoms, have COVID-19 or are waiting for the results of a COVID-19 test.

During the event, participants must adhere to all relevant health directions including physical distancing, hand hygiene and following all directions by library staff.

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