Looking for poetry action near you? Here’s our list of poetry events, workshops, groups, and readings that happen regularly in venues throughout New Zealand.

Follow this link to the rules for the NZPS INSTAGRAM POETRY COMPETITION

The NZPS Instagram Poetry Competition is coming soon! Follow our instagram page @nzpoetrysociety (https://www.instagram.com/nzpoetrysociety/) to find out more and keep up to date.

July 2017:  The shortest day is past us now in the southern hemisphere but that doesn’t mean winter’s bite is over so I hope everyone is staying warm and well … and finding time to practice their craft. Haiku Happenings has been updated, as has the Contest page. The article this month is by Michael McClintock […]

The 11th Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established writers and poets to showcase their work to new international audiences and further their involvement in the literary world. Prizes include: £1,000 Poetry Winner £1,000 Short Fiction Winner Publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual for 60 […]

The winner will recieve 500 pounds (UK) Deadline 31 May 2017 – winners announced end of June 2017 http://www.wundoreditions.com/wundor-editions—contests.html for more information.

Details: In partnership with Unite the Union, Culture Matters is a web platform (www.culturematters.org.uk) which promotes a progressive political approach to the arts and other cultural activities. The purpose of the new Award is to encourage poets to focus on themes which are meaningful to working class people and communities, and to encourage those communities […]

You can write about a topic of your choice! For a chance to win £100 Amazon vouchers   We invite you all to enter Printerinks Poetry Competition! Whether you are a budding or experienced poet, poets of all ages can enter this competition.   – Deadline – May 5th, 2017 The winner’s name and poem […]