There are poetry plans in place for morning, afternoon, and night tomorrow (Sunday 19th April)! Acclaimed poet, rapper, and educator Luka Lesson will be speaking online tomorrow at 11.30am NZT. WAIRARAPA WORD is hosting a zoom session to facilitate discussion between writers and share an open mic at 3pm NZT. Join by clicking the link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/552886227…Meeting ID: […]

Another international competition closing on April 18th. The Coastal Writing for Wellness Competition calls for poems and flash fiction in English “inspired by the coast, nature and all it encompasses”.

Literary artists from Ōtepoti/Dunedin are invited to submit a photo and short text about the place in their city or home in which they like to write best. This project will culminate in an online exhibition that celebrates the workspaces of writers throughout the UNESCO City of Literature network. Closing April 26th.

Tayi Tibble will be reading live tonight at 6pm as part of Online Festival #6! Catch the reading on The Pantograph’s Instagram.

Palette Poetry is accepting international submissions for the chance to win $3000 and publication. The competition is open for another week, closing on April 19th. Check out their website for submission guidelines.

A live poetry competition will be hosted on Zoom on April 12th at 7.30pm NZT! You’ll need to access the event via their Facebook page.

a fine line magazine’s theme for its Winter 2020 edition is FRUIT What does this word bring to mind? What images start to form? Deadline 30 April 2020 Our guidelines have been updated with new requirements, so please have a read before submitting your work. Financial members receive advance notice of themes in our quarterly […]

Stasis, a new NZ journal, is seeking creative submissions (art and writing) during this lockdown period. Get writing!

Catch poet and musician Sheldon Rua online this Wednesday (8th April) at 7pm on the Action Education Facebook page.

Salty is a zine out of Wellington that focuses on poetry and art.