The Perfect Weight of Blankets at Night, the NZPS Anthology for 2019, is now available to order. Edited by Raewyn Alexander and full of the very best entries from our 2019 International Competition. Please note orders received from the 19th December – 5th January will be processed after the 6th January due to the holiday […]

The New Zealand Poetry Society is happy to receive and promote information about poetry events (including public book launches, open mics, visiting poets, festivals*) and opportunities (including competitions, residencies, journal submissions*). Please send details to our social media coordinator, Charlotte, at social@poetrysociety.org.nz *Lists not exclusive! Feel free to send anything you think is relevant to […]

This Wednesday, an evening of live poetry in Dunedin, hosted by the Octagon Collective and Dog with Two Tails. Facebook event here.

The deadline for the annual Poems in the Waiting Room competition is rapidly approaching, on February 29th. Full details of the competition can be found here.

The poetry live show and exhibition, “Flowers through the Cracks” will be held in Dunedin from the 20-22nd of February. Find out more about the event on Facebook.

An opportunity to spend three weeks at Katherine Mansfield’s birthplace in Wellington while working on your writing. Applications closes March 20, 2020. Find out more at Verb Wellington’s website.

This Wednesday, Tusiata Avia will feature at Stand Up Poetry Open Mic in Auckland. Find out more about this event on Facebook.

The launch of the Poetry New Zealand Yearbook 2020, edited by Dr Johanna Emeney, will take place on March 10th, in Auckland, and will be accompanied by readings by many lauded NZ poets. More details of the event here.