The 2017 Melbourne Spoken Word Prize

Friday December 1 at 6:30 pm

The Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

The Melbourne Spoken Word Prize brings together poets and spoken word artists from over thirty regular events for a special end of year competition judged by some of Melbourne’s most respected figures in our local spoken word scene.

Thirty poets compete for a cash prize, trophy, people’s choice award as well as professional and performance opportunities.

Poets are nominated by event hosts and conveners all over Melbourne, with some spaces left over for wildcard entries.

Tickets are $15 or $12 concession. This event will sell out so book soon.

Nominations to be released soon but in the meantime, see the rules for more information: