30 poets compete for $1,200 in cash prizes, the overall prize, people’s choice and conveners’ choice.

Gig hosts of over 35 regular poetry and spoken word events are asked to nominate poets to compete for the Melbourne Spoken Word Prize, alongside wildcard entries, bringing together the poetry and spoken word community for one end of year event.

When? Friday, December 1. Doors open 6.30pm for a 7pm start.

Where? The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

How much? $15 general admission or $12 concession pre-booked @ http://trybooking.com/SMDW and tickets on the door if not sold out.

How can I enter? Wildcard entry is open from Wednesday, November 8 @ 12pm to Wednesday, November 15 @ 12pm.

See https://melbournespokenword.submittable.com/submit/99417/the-2017-melbourne-spoken-word-prize-wildcard-draw