The Drake Hotel - 1150 Queen Street West

Our April slams rock the Drake April 9 and 28!

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 8:00pm

We got our April dates for TPS and y'all are in for a BIG treat!

On April 9, we're featuring New Orleans poet and NPS champ Justin Lamb!

And making his return to our feature stage on April 28 is none other than the winningest poet in Canada right now...ANDRE PREFONTAINE!

Mark those dates, slam fans, and we'll reveal more details closer to the dates.

Toronto Poetry Slam Season-Opener March 17 featuring Franny Choi!

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 8:00pm

We're back! The season begins anew!

Our spoken word battle and open mic is available to any poet who wants to take the stage and rock the mic right!

Doors at 7 signup 730 show 8pm

Host TBD

Featuring Franny Choi from Chicago! Bio coming soon.

Questions? Email

We're back for our 11-year-anniversary slam on Nov 27!

Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 8:00pm

It's been 11 years since we've first brought Toronto Poetry Slam to downtown Toronto, and we're celebrating on Nov 27 at the Drake!

Be sure to arrive for 7pm because we'll likely sell out.

730pm signup, 8pm show

$7 cover

Hosted by Dave Silverberg

We have a very special mystery guest feature! Oooooh! You won't believe the talent level we'll be bringing on stage. You're gonna love it, Toronto!


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