Check out the freshest young performing writers as they battle it out to be named Rumble Slam Champion 2018. Bringing rap performances, stories, monologues and poems to the stage, each performer has just three minutes to wow the crowd. No props, no music – just the performer, a microphone and the spotlight. Performers must be 12–18 years old. Hosted by previous Rumble Champion Emily Crocker. Supported by City of Parramatta and presented with Word Travels.

Georgia Chapman (Australian)

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Georgia Chapman, winner of The Rumble Youth Slam in 2017, has only just started out on her poetry adventures and is incredibly excited to see where her new passion will take her. She can be found reading or writing in her home in the Blue Mountains, or advocating for human rights.

Emily Crocker (Australian)

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Emily Crocker is a poet and student from south-west Sydney. She has since found a home in the Wollongong spoken word community, and has performed  with Wollongong Writer's Festival and at The Vault Cabaret. Her work can be found in various Australian journals including Southerly, Verity La, Cordite, Seizure and Voiceworks. Her poem Swarm was shortlisted in the 2015 Judith Wright Prize.