The last day of the Southland Writers & Readers Festival is tomorrow, October 20th, in Waihōpai/Invercargill!

Te Whē, a new journal, is live! This bilingual journal showcases Māori writers. You can read the inaugural volume of the journal online.

Whanake | Rise, a zine showcasing BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of colour) voices, is out now. Find out more about the zine on Facebook.

The Whangārei Fringe is hosting a celebration of music and poetry, called Intangential, this Wednesday, October 21st.

Writers under 25, Starling submissions close tomorrow (October 20). Find out how to submit your poetry on their website.

NZPS members have contributed towards a community poem published by Muse-Pie Press. A truly global effort, with contributions from 16 countries and 220 poets, it contains reflections on the pandemic.

Writers under 25, you are running out of time to submit your work to Starling. The deadline is October 20 – in 4 days. Get writing and sending!

Your Place Events is hosting another live, online poetry open mic on Sunday night (October 11)! Tune in at 7.30pm NZT. 🎤 This event features fantastic poet Nairobi Thompson. Join the mailing list to hear about future events. 📨

The winners of the 2020 Caselberg Trust International Poetry Prize, judged by renowned poet Cilla McQueen, have been announced. Congratulations to Tim Upperton (first place) and Giles Graham (runner up)! Find out more on the Caselberg Trust website. The awards ceremony will take place at the University Book Shop (UBS) in Ōtepoti/Dunedin, on Tuesday the […]

Your Place Events is hosting another live, online poetry slam on Sunday night (October 4)! Tune in at 7.30pm NZT. 🎤 Join the mailing list to hear about future events. 📨