The Canterbury Poets Collective holds the last event of their 2020 series tomorrow (November 11), featuring poet Lisa Samuels. Find out more about the event on their Facebook page.

Guest Poet: Rob Hack, whose often disarming descriptions of his everyday life and experience take us to a place of insight and a deeper understanding of the world we live in. Guest Musicians: Carol Bean and Nick Swan, a versatile and talented duo who will bring us a mix of the brooding Americana tunes and […]

For those in Wellington on November 5, there will be the launch of the debut volume by Hana Pera Aoake, called “A Bathful of Kawakawa and Hot Water”. The wonderful Fiona Farrell launches her latest collection, “Nouns, verbs, etc. (selected poems)”, in Ōtepoti/Dunedin on November 11th.

For those in Wellington on Thursday (November 5), this promises to be a great reading at Unity Books, celebrating Karlo Mila’s book Goddess Muscle! Head along to Facebook to find out more.

The Grand Slam 2020 promises to be an incredible live poetry event. Check it out in Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland, November 7. More information can be found on Facebook.

Girls on Key, featuring Anisa Nandaula and Rochelle D’silva, is on in a week, on November 4!

Check out this fantastic event, celebrating the launch of two books – Goddess Muscle by poet Karlo Mila, and The Pōrangi Boy by Shilo Kino. RSVP to attend on Tuesday, November 3, in Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland.

Adrienne Jansen talks with writers Sudha Rao, Nicky Subono, Yazan El Fares, and Mohammad El Fares at this event in Carterton, November 1st.

October 30 Applications for the Emerging Māori Writer in Residence close on October 30th! This is a wonderful opportunity that will support you to work on your project for 3 months at the start of 2021, with a stipend of $15000. October 31 The Lilian Ida Smith Award closes on October 31. Wellington Poetry Slam […]

The last day of the Southland Writers & Readers Festival is tomorrow, October 20th, in Waihōpai/Invercargill!