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The heats are on to see who will be in the running for Going West Books and Writers Festival’s 20th year Poetry Slam Honours.
Poets can register now to take part in their local selection event. The top three placings from each heat go directly through to the grand final. It’s a poetry slam worth going all-out for: First prize is $1,000, second prize is $500 and the third prize winner gets $500 – the biggest prize pool for poetry slam in the country.
Going West Poetry Slam producer Doug Poole encourages all new and established poets to take part.
“Poetry slamming is powerful, passionate and hugely entertaining. Draw on your courage and surround yourself with like-minded creative’s in a fun atmosphere,” says Mr Poole
HEAT 3, for West Auckland is on Tuesday 8 September | 6.30pm at Te Pou Theatre, 44A Portage Road, New Lynn Registrations from 6.30.pm for an 7 pm start.
Come along and compete or just come and enjoy a night of poetry.
Te Pou Theatre is beside The Tannery Cafe and parking is available around the back of the theater. (Parking at rear, off Mc Whirter Place). Drive to end of Mc Whirter Place and turn right into the entrance to the back of the building.
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Hope to see you there!
Going West Festival: www.goingwestfest.co.nz