Kia ora koutou,

This is a reminder from the International Institute of Modern Letters that submissions for Best New Zealand Poems 2017, edited by Selina Tusitala Marsh, must be received by 18 December 2017.

Our thanks to those of you who have sent submissions recently, or who send them regularly throughout the year. We hope you won’t mind these extra notifications.

Poetry published by New Zealanders (locally, internationally, in print or online) within the calendar year of the current collection is eligible for consideration. Publishers or poets may submit books (including chapbooks etc), magazines, journals (or links to online journals), hard copy extracts, or a small selection of poems in electronic form.  Please do not submit whole manuscripts electronically. E-books may be submitted in pdf form, including a link to the publication site.

Full submission guidelines are here: and previous collections can be browsed here:

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