This is a reminder that the second and final deadline for the C$200,000 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize is December 31, 2017. Books must be submitted postmarked no later than December 31, 2017 for books published between July 1 and December 31, 2017. Please remember to complete all necessary customs/duties paperwork when shipping your entries. For information on updates to the Griffin […]

A “powerful, restrained but unafraid” collection of poems that explore the lives of four generations of Maori women has been awarded the 2017 Adam Foundation Prize in Creative Writing by Victoria University of Wellington’s International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML). Tayi Tibble, 22, wrote the winning work—In a Fish Tank Filled with Pink Light—as part […]

The 12th Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established writers and poets to showcase their work to new international audiences and further their involvement in the literary world. Prizes include: £1,000 for the Short Fiction and Poetry winners, publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual for 60 finalists, Consultation […]

CALL FOR POETRY   The theme for the February edition of a fine line is CHAIRS. What does that word mean to you? Does this image inspire a poem? The deadline for this issue is 10 January 2018   NZPS financial members can submit up to four poems (40 lines max). Also, members will receive […]

The Kathleen Grattan Prize for a Sequence of Poems 2017 Winner Announced International Writers’ Workshop (IWW) is delighted to announce that Janet Newman is the 2017 winner of The Kathleen Grattan Prize for a Sequence of Poems for her sequence, Tender. The $1000 prize was judged by respected Auckland poet Robert Sullivan. Tender is a […]

Live Canon are kicking off our December (Virtual) Poetry Treasure Hunt on Friday 1st December, and we’d really appreciate you telling your supporters and members about it. If you enter, each day of December you will receive a clue. You’ll need to hunt in the work of a particular poet to find the answer. The […]

Entries for the Peter Porter Poetry Prize (now worth $8,500) are closing soon! Australian Book Review welcomes entries in the fourteenth Peter Porter Poetry Prize. The Porter Prize, which is worth a total of AU$8,500, is open until midnight 3 December 2017.\ The Porter Prize is one of Australia’s most lucrative and respected awards for poetry. It […]