On July 23rd, Our Own Devices: A Poetry Night features esteemed poets Mohamed Hassan, Grace Iwashita-Taylor, and Ken Arkind. Door sales only, $10, on K Road, Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland.

Windswept Slam is back at BATS Theatre on 23 July. Email kiaora@motifpoetry.co.nz to take part and start your poetry journey.

The Glass House Festival, organized by the not-for-profit ArtMantram Trust in India, is a festival celebrating the power of poetry. ✒️ Completely online, the festival will be held between the 23-26 July, 2020. The Glass Poetry wall is just one of their initiatives – two of their poetry competitions close tomorrow, July 15th, and the third […]

Wednesday, July 22, heralds an evening of live poetry in Dunedin, hosted by the Octagon Collective and Dog with Two Tails. Facebook event here.

Your Place Events is hosting a live, online open mic tomorrow night (July 12)! Tune in at 7.30pm NZT. Join the mailing list to hear about future events.

The LGBTQI+ festival, Same Same but Different, is hosting free, online sessions featuring poets Chris Tse, Emma Barnes, essa may ranapiri, and Eileen Myles, amidst a rich host of other incredible creatives. Check out the event programme on their website.

The NZPS is looking for two lovely people to join us at the New Zealand Poetry Society. The New Zealand Poetry Society supports and promotes poets and poetry in New Zealand. Established in 1973, we engage with individuals and communities across New Zealand who share a sense of curiosity and excitement about poetry.  1. Administrator […]

You are invited to the launch of Wanting to tell you everything by the late poet Elizabeth Brooke-Carr. The book will be launched at 6pm, Friday 10 July, by Carolyn McCurdie at Dunedin Public Libraries’ Dunningham Suite. Find more details about the event on the Facebook event page. The Caselberg Trust Elizabeth Brooke-Carr Emerging Writers […]

For those in Ōtautahi Christchurch, COLD HUB PRESS & SCORPIO BOOKS invite you to the launch of NO TRAVELLER RETURNS, the selected poems of RUTH FRANCE, & ENDURING LOVE, the collected poems of ROBERT McLEAN. Wednesday 8 July 2020 at Scorpio Books, BNZ Centre, 120 Hereford Street, Christchurch. Refreshments at 5.30pm for 6.00pm start. RSVP to […]

Don Farr will read tomorrow (Sunday 5 July) at 3pm, at Club Carterton (RSA; 35 Broadway St., Carterton). All welcome. Actor, producer and poet Don Farr of Carterton will read a selection of his poems from the WWII front and closer to home. He welcomes audience stories and memories about life in New Zealand during […]