1st Annual Poetry Slam

1st Annual Poetry Slam

Mississauga Poetry Month

Come watch young poets leave it all on thestage at the first ever Poetry Slam hosted by the City of Mississauga. Moderated by 2017-2019 Poet Laureate, WaliShah, and Youth Poet Laureate, Pujita Verma, join us as we celebrate the art of spoken word with the City's most engaging young artists!

Space is limited! Reserve your seat NOW:
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Call for Slam Submissions

Participate in the Poetry Slam for a chance to win prizes (up to $500 value). Ages 12-24.
Apply by April 15, 2019.

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Download Official Content Rules (pdf)
Download Call for Poet Performers (pdf)

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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