UPDATE 17/4/19: More anthology copies available! Thanks to demand, we’ve reprinted a further, limited, run of our popular 2018 anthology, The Unnecessary Invention of Punctuation. Existing pre-orders will be filled first but there will be a few more copies left over. First in, first served! Edited by Gail Ingram, it includes winning poetry from our […]

September 2019:  Spring, apparently. We spent the weekend in Rotorua – visiting Wingspan National Bird of Prey Centre, Waimangu Volcanic Valley, the Redwood Forest and, after all that walking, having a lovely hot soak (42 degrees Celsius). Your editor has a particularly busy couple of months coming up but will endeavour to stay on top Haiku NewZ. […]

Otago University Press warmly invites you to celebrate the launch of Listening In by Lynley Edmeades. When: Thursday 19 September, 5.30pm Where: University Book Shop, 378 Great King St, Dunedin Please RSVP by 16 September to publicity@otago.ac.nz

September is going to be an exciting month for Titirangi Poets starting with the Going West Festival. The Cutting Through Anthology will be launched on Saturday 7th September at 11 am at Titirangi Library, see the attached flyer, followed by readings by readings by Apirana Taylor and Paula Green. On the following Saturday 14th September […]

The New Zealand Poetry Society is pleased to announce the results of the 2019 International Poetry Competition. With over 1,400 entries, the four judges were delighted at the amount of talented writing that was entered from around the world. OPEN SECTION Judge: Kiri Piahana-Wong1st Place: ‘Alumni Magazine‘ by Margaret Moores, Auckland. 2nd Place:‘A selection of […]

From all of us at NZPS, we would like to wish you all a safe and fulfilling Phantom Billstickers 2019 National Poetry Day. Let the words ignite! Check out the events happening up and down the country: https://t.co/p9XDZDJWLr

What with National Poetry Day only a week away, NZPS are excitedly waiting for all the awesome events happening up and down the country! http://www.nzbookawards.nz/national-poetry-day/calendar-of-events/

‘Unleash the power of poetry’ — so declares the slogan of National Poetry Day. This year’s Poetry Day falls on 23 August. And with a lineup of events that invites everyone to celebrate all things poetry, this power will be felt all across New Zealand. Browse the complete calendar of events for National Poetry Day […]