BUDDY WAKEFIELD is a two-time US and World Slam champion who has shared the stage with nearly every notable performance poet in the world in hundreds of venues internationally. He's been featured on NPR, the BBC, HBO's Def Poetry Jam, TEDx and most recently signed to Ani DiFranco's Righteous Babe Records.
"Buddy Wakefield is an unbullshit artist... and he'll make you laugh your ass off while he does it."
- Gabrielle Bouliane
Buddy's Australian Tour is supported by Word Travels.
RANDALL STEPHENS is thrilled to share the stage with Buddy. Up from Melbourne, at the beginning of a huge cycling/poetry tour, Randall returns to WordinHand where he has been a popular feature over previous years, with his new book 'One For The Road'.
In 2015, Randall will release 'Unsettled in Australia' his second poetry book, recounting his experiences working at Australian Red Cross with asylum seekers in Community Detention. Watch this space. Meanwhile, he continues blogging poetry at 'Tales Told by an Idiot'.
NOTE: WE WILL START THE EVENING WITH OUR SLAM, moderated by Miles Merrill ! The Open Mike section will follow the feature poets.
This is Sydney’s premier regular and enduring poetry / spoken word event, providing open mike opportunities for voices directly from the Sydney community plus a high-energy poetry slam every month in addition to a featured poet or two. Open Mike signup on the night; no pre-bookings.
First Tuesdays, 7:00 for 7:30 PM. Donation $10/$5. Slam Prize $5