Supermarket - 258 Augusta

Women of the World Poetry Slam Qualifier Jan 14 @ Supermarket

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 8:00pm

Folks, we are back with our annual Women of the World Poetry Slam Qualifier to see who will rep Toronto Poetry Slam at the WOWPS event in Dallas in March!
The winner of this uniquely-formatted slam gets the door $ and to rep TPS, so the stakes are high!

Hosted by Alyssa Ginsburg, this show will also feature a short set by Alessandra Naccarrato (bio coming soon).
Doors 7:30/ show 8pm

$10 cover. All ages. Open mic available to begin the show.

The show is formatted differently for competing poets than our usual Drake slams, mirroring how WOWPS works:

CIPS Qualifier Slam featuring Gavin Russell - Feb 13

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 8:00pm

Which talented Toronto poet will represent Toronto Poetry Slam at the annual Canadian Individual Poetry Slam (CIPS) Championships in Vancouver, aka Verses: Festival of Words? This is the qualifying slam to see who will make that trip to BC!


4 poems: each 1 minute, 2 minute, 3 minute and 4 minute (with 10-second grace periods).

Annual Haiku Head-to-Head Deathmatch returns Oct 2

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 8:00pm

A TPS Team fundraiser is going to be unlike any show you've been to! (Well, unless you went to our haiku battle last year).

The annual head-to-head battle returns to Supermarket on Oct 2 featuring the top haiku writers in the city!

Doors 730pm show 8pm.
Signup at 730pm as well

$10 cover

Hosted by Cynthia Gould

Haiku performers, have around 30 haikus available in case you make it through all the rounds.

Will be formatted in a head-to-head style, a la March Madness bracketville.

The first ever Film Poetry Slam debuts Sept 20

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 8:00pm

In partnership with Reelworld Film Festival, Toronto Poetry Project is excited to present a world first in the literary arts...


A spoken word competition where the poems have to relate to film, acting, actors, Hollywood, anti-Hollywood, etc

Tuesday Sept 20
@ Supermarket (268 Augusta)
730pm doors show 8pm

Hosted by Dave Silverberg, founder of Toronto Poetry Slam.


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