WHO WE ARE
Edmonton Story Slam is an open mic storytelling competition open to anyone with a five minute story to share. Come tell a story or just enjoy the show!
Our mandate is to provide a welcoming environment for writers to share their creative work in an atmosphere free of censorship.
Story Slam is a grassroots organization run by volunteers who love stories. Edmonton Story Slam Society was launched in Feb, 2006 and officially became a not for profit organization in 2008.
Story Slam respectfully acknowledges and is grateful to gather on Treaty 6 territory, which is valued as a meeting place and home to many Indigenous nations, including the Cree, Nakota-Sioux, Tsuu-T’ina, Blackfoot, and Métis as well as many others. We extend our hand in respect and friendship to these nations and strive to honour the tradition of sharing stories.
EDMONTON STORY SLAM IS
FREE FROM CENSORSHIP
COVID AND LIVE EVENTS
Thank you for your patience as we tried to navigate through COVID and keeping people safe. We are excited to announce Story Slam is back, in person, third Wed of every month, at 9910. Join us for our first Story Slam on Wed, Feb 16, 2022. Provincial rules will apply to keep people safe.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Starting Feb 16, 2022
Where: 9910 (basement of the Common) 9910 109 Street
When: Third Wednesday of every month
Time: Stories start at 7:30 pm
Sign up: 7 pm
Admission: $5 for the writers, passing of the hat to audience members for the winner (suggested donation $5)
What to expect: beverages, great atmosphere, language and content warning
This is an over 18 venue. No minors allowed.
"We're all just stories in the end. Just make it a good one."