NZ Young Writers Festival // Otago Poetry Slam

20:00 pm
22:00 pm
Dog With Two Tails
25 Moray Place
Open to slam poets of any age, with the winner representing the Otago Region in the national competition. The Slam will be conducted in accordance with the rules of the National Slam (, and poets may be required to read up to three poems. With your MC: Jordan Hamel (2018 National Slam Champion) and your calibration poet Nathan Joe (2019 Otago Regional Slam Winner). The winner will receive sponsorship to represent Otago at the National Slam (if, Covid-willing, it goes ahead, we will update the situation before the Slam). Registrations are required for this event and can be done through our website: or on the night if there is space. All NZYWF events are free of charge The NZYWF is made possible thanls to our core funders: Creative New Zealand, Dunedin City Council and the Otago Community Trust