February 2020 Non-Fiction Lead Titles

Slam Your Poetry: Write a Revolution Miles Merrill, Narcisa Nozica

Slam Your Poetry: Write a Revolution
Miles Merrill, Narcisa Nozica


Paperback | Feb 2020 | NewSouth | 9781742236094 | 336pp | 210x135mm | GEN | AUD$27.99, NZD$34.99

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, spoken word artist and founder of Australian Poetry Slam, and award-winning teacher Narcisa Nozica will take you from novice to spoken word superstar in no time.

With tips from stars of the Australian poetry slam scene, Slam Your Poetry provides step-by-step instructions and exercises that will inspire you to:

1. Write a poem that pops

2. Rehearse like a pro

3. Wow your audience

4. Beat stage fright

5. Run a winning competition in your school or community

Part how-to guide, part masterclass, part manifesto, this book will help students, teachers and wannabe poets of all ages join the spoken word revolution.