PK ONLINE POETRY COURSES FOR 2018 January and February start all dates filling quickly. We currently offer four online courses, suitable for the beginner, intermediate or more experienced writer. Including Mentoring and Critique service. New courses start on the second and fourth Monday of each month. There is still opportunity to start in December, but January and […]

Poetry & Short Fiction Submissions Now Open Call for Entries: Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2018 Dear Anna I hope this email finds you well. I’m delighted to announce the Call for Entries are open for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award. Celebrating excellence in contemporary writing and new work, the Creative Writing Award is a platform for emerging and […]

Congratulations to the winner of the New Zealand Poetry Society Summer Instagram Poetry Competition for 2017/18: Andrew M. Bell (@rotorua1957) Cruel Trick Mother, you gave me everything: life, love and all the landmarks of my moral landscape. But I stand here with no talisman to ward off your unseen adversaries. You know what I know: that […]

Happy New Year! Here’s a little of what we’ve got planned… “There is a party and I am the guest of honor. I have a paper plate with a piece of cake on it and everyone crowds around me laughing at what I say. I guess I’m telling jokes. Strange men and women shake my […]

Latest Competitions: Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition | Closing Date: 28-Feb-18 Organised every three months ?since July 2009, this competition is for original, previously unpublished poems in English… Poets & Players Poetry Competition 2018 | Closing Date: 28-Feb-18 We are pleased to announce the 6th poetry competition run by Poets and Players, one of Manchester?s leading organisers o… The […]

CALL FOR POETRY We still have space for more poems in a fine line. Just six more days until the deadline for a fine line’s February edition. The theme is CHAIRS. Does this word inspire a poem? Perhaps an event or conversation that took place on chairs could spark an idea. DEADLINE: 10 January 2018 […]