One more month to go! The theme for the November/December 2017 edition of a fine line is ANIMAL. What does that mean to you? Does this image by Hery Zo Rakotondramanana inspire a poem? The deadline: 10 October 2017 NZPS financial members can submit up to four poems (40 lines max). Note: Members receive advance notice of a […]

  Applications are now open for established creative writers to apply for the Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship. Closing Date for Applications – 11pm Monday 25 September 2017 The Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship Advisory Committee are calling for creative writers to apply for the 2018 Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship. Since 1970, the Fellowship has enabled a selected New […]

  CALL FOR POETRY The theme for the November/December 2017 edition of a fine line is ANIMAL. What does this mean to you? Does this image inspire a poem? DEADLINE: 10 October 2017 NZPS financial members can submit up to four poems (40 lines max). Note: Members receive advance notice of a fine line‘s future themes, so be sure to sign up. Picture by: Gabriel González https://poetrysociety.org.nz/poems-reviews/a-fine-line-quarterly-magazine/

The New Zealand Poetry Society 2017 International Poetry Competition Results out now. See full judges comments. Open Section judged by Cilla McQueen First Place: ‘After the Cyclone’ Alexandra Fraser, Auckland Second Place: ‘Sea Glass’ Margaret Moores, Auckland Third Place: ‘Seeing Red’ Nicholas Williamson, Christchurch Open Junior Section judged by Joanna Preston First Equal: ‘hidden figures’ Joanna […]

Please submit during April 15-September 30, 2017. We will award the Tom Howard Prize of $1,500 for a poem in any style or genre, and the Margaret Reid Prize of $1,500 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style. Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each (any style). The top 12 entries will […]

Australian Book Review welcomes entries in the fourteenth Peter Porter Poetry Prize, which is now worth a total of AU$8,500. All poets writing in English are eligible, regardless of where they live. The Porter Prize is one of Australia’s most lucrative and respected awards for poetry. It honours the life and work of the great […]

Instagram Poetry Competition Follow this link to the rules for the NZPS INSTAGRAM POETRY COMPETITION. Follow our Instagram page @nzpoetrysociety   (https://www.instagram.com/nzpoetrysociety/) to find out more and keep up to date.     NZPS Competition Results  See full judges comments