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Byron Writers Festival presents

Poets Out Loud YOUTH SLAM

Thurs 5 Aug

6pm — 8pm
The Regent Cinema, Murwillumbah
$5, under 18s free

A showcase of fresh new voices from Poets Out Loud. Pre-selected teams and individuals aged 12-18 represent their schools in this thrilling spoken-word competition. Witness the next generation of poets as they speak up with the power of slam! Featuring 2020 Australian Poetry Slam champion Ren Alessandra.

Read more about Poets Out Loud Youth Slam program here. This event is supported by Tweed Shire Council and The Regent Cinema.


About Ren Alessandra

Ren Alessandra is a poet and educator based in Melbourne. As the 2020 Australian Poetry Slam Champion, she has competed and performed interstate and internationally.


About Poets Out Loud

Poets Out Loud is a collective of poets, writers and spoken-word artists from the Tweed region, NSW. Founded on the belief that poetry is for everyone, we provide a safe and inclusive platform for writers to share and develop their work. Poets Out Loud is convened by Sarah Temporal, a performance poet and poetry educator of 17 years experience.