a fine line magazine’s theme for its Spring 2020 edition is SHOES What does this word bring to mind? What images start to form? Deadline 10 July 2020 Financial members receive advance notice of themes in our quarterly magazine. So SIGN UP or renew — don’t miss out. Image credit from left to right: Ceci […]

We are currently calling for students who would like to write micro-reviews of poetry books for the New Zealand Poetry Society. All those who self-identify as a student and live in New Zealand are welcome to apply. Micro-reviews are 250-500 words long, excluding quotations. Selected students will be able to keep their review book, and […]

For a fine line magazine’s Winter edition, we are searching for our next Featured Student Poet. The chosen poet will have their poetry featured, and receive a book token as payment for publication. They will also receive the following prizes: • a one-year student membership from the NZ Poetry Society; • a one-year student membership […]

a fine line magazine’s theme for its Autumn 2020 edition is BIRDS What does this word bring to mind? What images start to form? Deadline 10 January 2020 Financial members receive advance notice of themes in our quarterly magazine. Please note the recently-distributed Summer edition only becomes available on our website with the release of […]

a fine line magazine’s theme for its Summer 2019 edition is KEY. What does this word bring to mind? What images start to form? Deadline 10 October 2019 Our guidelines have been updated with new requirements, so please have a read before submitting your work – https://poetrysociety.org.nz/…/a-fine-line-quarterly-magaz…/ Financial members receive advance notice of themes in our […]

‘Unleash the power of poetry’ — so declares the slogan of National Poetry Day. This year’s Poetry Day falls on 23 August. And with a lineup of events that invites everyone to celebrate all things poetry, this power will be felt all across New Zealand. Browse the complete calendar of events for National Poetry Day […]

The Annual General Meeting of The New Zealand Poetry Society Incorporated will be held at 2pm on Saturday, 22nd June 2019; Room 5, Knox Church, 449 George Street, Dunedin. Directions: Room 5 is in the administration building behind the church, ground floor level and to the right. Parking is on-street. AGENDA 1)  Apologies 2)  Confirmation […]

For a fine line magazine’s Winter edition, we are searching for our first Featured Student Poet. Any New Zealand poets who self-identify as a student are welcome to send in their work for consideration. The chosen poet will have their poetry featured in a fine line’s next edition, and they will receive a book token […]

Take a peek behind the magic curtain of performance poetry, with invaluable advice for those willing to brave the stage from Tarns Hood (second place-getter at the 2017 NZ National Poetry Slam), while Joan Fleming shares her overview of the NZ poetry publishing landscape. If you’ve ever wanted to know who’s publishing what, this one’s […]