Award-Winning Poems: Spring 2018 Welcome to my spring selection of award-winning poems, highlights from our contest archives, and the best new resources we’ve found for writers. These quarterly specials are included with your free Winning Writers Newsletter subscription. In this issue: “Sous mon lit de métal” by Cato Fortin, illustrated by Julian Peters. —Jendi Reiter, Editor […]

MEDIA RELEASE 9 March 2018 ___________________________________________________________ Victoria launches augmented reality Literary Atlas Victoria University of Wellington’s latest foray into interactive digital design has launched at the 2018 Writers & Readers Festival. LitAtlas, a literary atlas of Wellington, is a smartphone-enabled app that takes you on a stroll around Wellington’s waterfront in the virtual company of […]

POETRY KIT SPRING COMPETITION 2018 This year’s competition is for poetry on any subject. Closing 16th April. There are no style or length restrictions but it should be stressed that a short poem is just as likely to be selected as a longer one. 1st prize is £100. 2nd prize is £50 Entry fees are as […]

POETRY KIT NEWSLETTER March 2018 CAUGHT IN THE NET – Featured Poet Book of the Month _________________________ POETRY KIT SPRING COMPETITION 2018 This year’s competition is for poetry on any subject. Closing 16th April. There are no style or length restrictions but it should be stressed that a short poem is just as likely to be […]

Renee is a celebrated Poetry Live alumni; an effervescently diverse writer and stunning performer. Valere’s music is soulful and smart; it will move you and leave you thinking. Open Mic as always. Ethereal, serene and heartfelt, Valere’s sound brings an eclectic mix of soul and synth known to move audiences. Valere is Auckland based songwriter and producer […]

Kia ora koutou Don’t miss your opportunity to nominate your pick of our finest writers for the 2018 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement. Every year New Zealanders are invited to nominate writers who have made a notable contribution to New Zealand literature in the categories of non-fiction, poetry or fiction. $60,000 is awarded in each genre. New Zealand […]

Enter your haiku in the Fourth Annual Best Hooked on Haiku™ Contest now– details at http://www.hookedonhaiku.net.  You may order the prior Annuals there too in paperback or eBook.