Word Travels Story Festival

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Word Travels Story Festival
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Australia's largest program of spoken word poets has some huge names lined up

Spoken word poetry, slam poetry, peformance writers: no matter what you call it the biggest program of spoken word poetry is coming to Sydney in October. Story Fest is a three-day festival celebrating language as performance through poetry slams, forums and other live events. This year they're bringing out Canadian slam heavyweight Ian Keteku who joins a band of homegrown talent such as Candy Royalle, Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Troy Wong. 

The literary festival culminates in the Australian Poetry Slam national final on Sunday October 15 where the winner of the 2017 slam will be announced.

By: Nicola Dowse


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