Otago University Press warmly invites you to celebrate the launch of Listening In by Lynley Edmeades. When: Thursday 19 September, 5.30pm Where: University Book Shop, 378 Great King St, Dunedin Please RSVP by 16 September to publicity@otago.ac.nz

September is going to be an exciting month for Titirangi Poets starting with the Going West Festival. The Cutting Through Anthology will be launched on Saturday 7th September at 11 am at Titirangi Library, see the attached flyer, followed by readings by readings by Apirana Taylor and Paula Green. On the following Saturday 14th September […]

The New Zealand Poetry Society is pleased to announce the results of the 2019 International Poetry Competition. With over 1,400 entries, the four judges were delighted at the amount of talented writing that was entered from around the world. OPEN SECTION Judge: Kiri Piahana-Wong1st Place: ‘Alumni Magazine‘ by Margaret Moores, Auckland. 2nd Place:‘A selection of […]

From all of us at NZPS, we would like to wish you all a safe and fulfilling Phantom Billstickers 2019 National Poetry Day. Let the words ignite! Check out the events happening up and down the country: https://t.co/p9XDZDJWLr

What with National Poetry Day only a week away, NZPS are excitedly waiting for all the awesome events happening up and down the country! http://www.nzbookawards.nz/national-poetry-day/calendar-of-events/

Have a look at the list of events for this year’s National Poetry Day! http://www.nzbookawards.nz/national-poetry-day/calendar-of-events/

On the 30th of July, Poetry Live are welcoming its newest MC, Sam Clements, to the stage as Guest Poet alongside hilarious comedy duo, Tough Tiger Fist! When: 8:00pm Where: Thirsty Dog Tavern, Karangahape Road, Newton, Auckland

Whangarei poets gather for poetry at ONEONESIX! Thursday, 18th of July at 5pm! 116 Bank Street in Whangarei! Be there or be square!

Another competition on the lead up to National Poetry Day, people! The takahē magazine Hunt Ducker Poetry Competition! “takahē wants your words about native NZ birds, and especially encourage entries from new and emerging poets. There are some lovely prizes up for grabs, as well as publication possibilities so please share!!!” See su bmission details […]

The Great Book of Poetry is soon to be opened and read on National Poetry Day! Enter or submit up to two poems for the book, which will be released on the 23rd at the Canterbury University Bookshop!