On the 30th of July, Poetry Live are welcoming its newest MC, Sam Clements, to the stage as Guest Poet alongside hilarious comedy duo, Tough Tiger Fist! When: 8:00pm Where: Thirsty Dog Tavern, Karangahape Road, Newton, Auckland

Whangarei poets gather for poetry at ONEONESIX! Thursday, 18th of July at 5pm! 116 Bank Street in Whangarei! Be there or be square!

Another competition on the lead up to National Poetry Day, people! The takahē magazine Hunt Ducker Poetry Competition! “takahē wants your words about native NZ birds, and especially encourage entries from new and emerging poets. There are some lovely prizes up for grabs, as well as publication possibilities so please share!!!” See su bmission details […]

The Great Book of Poetry is soon to be opened and read on National Poetry Day! Enter or submit up to two poems for the book, which will be released on the 23rd at the Canterbury University Bookshop!

Attend a fantastic Whangarei weekend at the end of August especially designed for writers of all forms and those interested in publishing their books. Book Now for early bird deals! NorthWrite https://northwrite.co.nz/

Head along to Paula Green’s book launch tomorrow at the Children’s Bookshop in Kilbernie, 11:00am to 12:00pm! Launched with The Cuba Press!

Unity Books Wellington and Auckland University Press invite you to the launch of How to Live by Helen Rickerby and AUP New Poets 5! 6-7:30pm at Unity Books Wellington, 57 Willis Street, Wellington on the 7th of August!

Button Poetry is such a massive community worldwide of the best new poets presenting their spoken word! They’re currently on the search for new video submissions!

Join Chris Tse, Sam Duckor-Jones, Rebecca Hawkes, Joy Holley, Jackson Nieuwland, Freya Daly Sadgrove and Hans Pucket in a National Poetry Day extravaganza! https://www.facebook.com/events/921778661501895/?ti=as