Poetry Slam

Years 7 to 11

The Arts Unit’s Poetry Slam is a competition for individual students in Years 7 to 11 attending government secondary schools.

2023 Slam Poetry Champion

SpecFest Poetry Slam 

Congratulations to our 2023 winner Zeynep Erdogmus from Hunters Hill High School! Zeynep’s winning live performance, along with the other 7 finalists will be available to view on this space soon. Congratulations to everyone who made the final!

The Arts Unit’s Poetry Slam is a competition for NSW government school students in Years 7 to 11. Young poets are invited to submit a video of their original work, with the best performances chosen to compete at a live state semi-final and then a state final in Term 4. 

Applications for 2024 will open in Term 2. Register your interest in 2024 opportunities by emailing Justine Clarke.


Justine Clarke
Speaking Competitions Officer
The Arts Unit
02 8512 1172

The 2024 Poetry Slam is proudly supported by ACCO Brands Australia.