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Title:
Slam your poetry : write a revolution
Author:
Merrill, Miles, author.
ISBN:
9781742236094
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Publication Information:
Sydney, NSW : NewSouth Publishing, 2020.

©2020
Physical Description:
319 pages ; 21 cm
Abstract:
No props. No music. No costumes. Just you, your words and a mic-you've got two minutes to make the crowd scream your name. Miles Merrill, performance poet and founder of Australian Poetry Slam, and award-winning teacher Narcisa Nozica will take you from novice to spoken word superstar in no time. Twenty years after Merrill introduced slam poetry to Australia, there's a national competition with a live audience of 20,000 people, and it's taught in schools across the country. It's been nothing short of a revolution! With tips from stars of the Australian poetry slam scene including bestselling author Maxine Beneba Clarke and hip hop artist Omar Musa, Slam Your Poetry provides step-by-step instructions and exercises that will inspire you to: *Write a poem that pops *Rehearse like a winner *Wow your audience *Beat stage fright *Run a killer competition for your school. Part how-to guide, part masterclass, part manifesto, this book will help teachers, students and wannabe performance poets of all ages slam like a pro.
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