50 countries. 50 current National Poetry Slam Champions. 1 June 2018.
It's a family, more than anything. The quality of slam always comes down to how you frame it. The point is not the points, the point is the people.
- Ben Fagan, Motif Poetry
All information current as at 1 June 2018 NZT. Photos will be refreshed on 1 June 2019 NZT. If you run your country's most nationally representative poetry slam and we've missed you, please get in touch. If you have any corrections, issues, or if you have any information to add, please let us know here. Wherever possible, all photos chosen have been used by the individual to represent themselves online, normally as a profile picture. We haven't linked to any poet's personal facebook profiles but can do on request. All poets featured are 18+ and arranged alphabetically by country. Frames are random, except France.