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. 📨

Over in America: “This coming Friday, Words out Loud features Katherine Gekker and Dale Brown reading from their poetry, plus open mic and literary trivia quiz. Join with or without a Halloween or PPE mask. Extra credit for poems inspired by Tuesday night’s presidential debates…”

Girls on Key Poetry hosts Girls on Key International on October 7th, from 8.15pm. This is the fourth in an international series and includes an open mic and film screening. Featured poets are Stephanie Dogfoot and Elizabeth Morton. Find out more about the event on Facebook.

The Aotearoa Climate Change Poetry Anthology calls for poems on climate change. Submissions close October 5th! Find more information on Facebook.

Submissions on myths are invited for the upcoming issue of Oscen. Deadline this Saturday, October 3rd! Find out more on how to submit your work on Oscen’s website.