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RAF Project | Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival: 2017 Poetry Slam Call Out

The Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival invite all poets and wordsmiths to get writing and practising for the 2017 Bello Poetry Slam. The poetry slam will take place at the Bellingen Memorial Hall on 9th June 2017, 7:00pm for a 7:30pm start.
The format continues on as per previous years; competitors must prepare 3 poems of 3 minutes (maximum) for 3 possible rounds. Only 20 slammers start in Round One, 10 get through to the Second Round, and 5 for the Final Round.
All poems must be original and must not have been winners in other Spoken Word competitions. You will be judged on 3 main criteria: the subject/form of the poem, your performance/delivery, and audience reaction.
Elizabeth Routledge will be  host for the night and you can also contact her to register to perform at
It is free to register and perform, you will need to pay entry for the event. Register now as there are only 20 places available.
Great prizes to be won, thanks to the generosity of Officeworks Coffs Harbour:

If you want to know the rules click here BRWF Poetry Slam rules.
For more information contact Elizabeth Routledge at