Hello poetry lovers, greetings for a new year of poetry events, we hope your 2017 is going well. In November, Helen Rickerby gave a wonderful performance to a full house, and for our opening event this year, Sunday 26 February, we will be welcoming another well-known Wellington-based poet, Vivienne Plumb. Vivienne is a full-time writer […]

Closing date: 28-Feb-2017 Judge: Mandy Pannett author of All the Invisibles Details: For original, previously unpublished poems in English language, on any subject, in any style, up to 50 lines long.  Poets of all nationalities living in any part of the world are eligible to enter. Prizes:  £200 (first prize), £100 (second prize), £50 (third […]

Mr Pip author LLoyd Jones and potter Paul Melser in conversation Sunday 2 April 3pm (cup of tea from 2.30) Carterton Events Centre 50 Holloway Street Entry by Koha

After a longer-than-planned hiatus, submissions are now once again open for future issues of Neon Literary Magazine. We’re seeking the best fiction, poetry, artwork and graphic short stories we can find. Have something you think might be at home in the magazine? Feel free to send it along – full guidelines can be found at […]

The competition opens 1 February 2017 and closes on 30 April 2017. Entries are judged blind. First Prize is USD$250 and inclusion in THE ANNUAL ǀ 2017 anthology. The winner will receive one digital copy and three hard copies of THE ANNUAL ǀ 2017 anthology in addition to the cash prize. In addition, up to […]

CLOSING DATE: MONDAY 15th MAY 2017 The Annual Templar Pamphlet, Collection & Anthology Awards are open for submission of full length Pamphlet manuscripts for the 2017 Awards The Awards are open to published and unpublished poets writing in English anywhere in the world. Work submitted must be original and unpublished elsewhere as a complete piece […]

The competition this year will open February 15 – April 30. The 2017 judges are acclaimed poets Michael Harlow and Emma Neal. Visit the website https://nationalflash.org/ to find out more.