The New Zealand Poetry Society is pleased to announce the launch of their 2020 Anthology: Haumi ē! Hui ē! Taiki ē! Stay Well Here, edited by Raewyn Alexander. The launch will feature readings from our International Competition winners and contributors, plus your chance to pick up a copy! Editor Raewyn Alexander will give a talk, […]

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Congratulations to Nathan Joe, winner of the New Zealand Poetry Slam National Final, and to all competitors who took part! Our very own committee member RikTheMost won third place!

Catch a reading by Rebecca Hawkes, an open mic, as well as a book sale, this Sunday, December 6, in Carterton! Find out more about these events on Facebook.

Poet Nina Mingya Powles launches her collection, Magnolia 木蘭, via Instagram Live next week. Find out more about the event on Facebook.

The last Poetry @ Pegasus reading for the year will be at 6.30pm tomorrow night (November 27), Cuba Street, Wellington. Find out more about the event on Facebook.

Warm congratulations to Megan Kitching, recipient of the 2021 Elizabeth Brooke-Carr Emerging Writers Residency! Find out more about Megan, and the residency, on the Caselberg Trust website.

A spoken word event, Simple Cells, starts this Tuesday (24 November) in Wellington. Find out more on Facebook.

A new poetry journal, Tūhono, established by Wellington City Libraries, is accepting submissions from Wellington poets aged 5-18! The deadline is November 30, 2020. Find out more on their website.

The Café Writers Open Poetry Competition 2020 closes on November 30, 2020. There are £1,850 of prizes to be won. Find out more on their website.