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Applications are now closed.

Home to all things poetic and spoken wondrous at Shambala, Tongue & Groove showcases all kinds of wordy goodness, alongside a sweet selection of live music. If you fancy yourself a bard, click through to the application process for full details, with examples of your work ready to hand.

We would like to note that we particularly welcome and encourage submissions from artists who are women, trans, from global majority backgrounds or have a disability. We want to curate a program which is as diverse and richly representative of the whole scene as possible!