New Zealand students in Years 11, 12, and 13 should consider entering the Poetry NZ Yearbook Student Poetry Competition. The competition closes July 24, with winners announced on National Poetry Day, August 21. Find out more on Massey University Press’ website.

Poetry at Your Place is hosting another live, online poetry slam this Sunday, June 21st, at 7.30pm NZT. Find details on how to attend on their Facebook event page.

Creative New Zealand is calling for nominations for the Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement. Find more details on the Creative NZ website.

High school slam enthusiasts – registrations are due June 19th for the biggest inter-high school slam event in the country. http://actioneducation.co.nz/registrations.html

Press Release: 12 June 2020 International Writers’ Workshop NZ Inc (IWW) is delighted to announce that renowned New Zealand poet Siobhan Harvey, who lectures at AUT in Auckland, will judge The Kathleen Grattan Prize for a Sequence of Poems later this year. Harvey was the winner of the award in 2019 for her sequence of […]

The deadline to apply for a Māori and Pasifika Creative Writing Workshop (CREW 260) taught by Victor Rodger is June 19 (next Friday!). Contact modernletters@vuw.ac.nz for more information.

The Spring 2020 competition, judged by Jim Bennett, calls for poetry on any subject. You could win a first prize of £100, or a second prize of £50. There are no style or length restrictions; a short poem is just as likely to be selected as a longer one. The submission deadline is midnight, 17th […]

Not Very Quiet, an online journal for women’s poetry, is calling for submissions of memoir poetry by July 31. Check out their website for more details.

Submissions by Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour writers and artists are called for by Food Court. Contributors will be paid, and all profits will be sent to Black Visions Collective. The deadline is June 22. Find more details on their Facebook page.

Poetry at Your Place is hosting another live, online poetry slam this Sunday, June 7th, at 7.30pm NZT. Find details on how to attend here.