Your Place Events is hosting another live, online open mic on Sunday night (July 26)! Tune in at 7.30pm NZT. 🎤 Join the mailing list to hear about future events. 📨

Falling Poems has collated submitted haiku on social distancing and the coronavirus. The resulting video was launched on Nelson Mandela Day 2020. It includes some submissions from New Zealand! 🌏 The haiku can also be seen on their website.

Paula Harris is raising money on Boosted for a poetic short films project. The campaign closes in 14 hours! Check out their page for details and to make a donation.

Auckland Writers Festival is holding Episode 12 of their #awfwinterseries tomorrow (Sunday July 19) at 9am. Hosted by Paula Morris, this session features novelist Patrick Gale; researcher and author Julia Ebner; and previous New Zealand Poet Laureate Michele Leggott. The episode can be viewed live on their Facebook or Youtube channels, or watched after the […]

Your Place Events is hosting a live, online poetry slam on Sunday night (July 19)! Tune in at 7.30pm NZT. 🎤 Join the mailing list to hear about future events. 📨 http://eepurl.com/gWDYub

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.