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 […]

Emma Neale has been appointed as the new editor of Landfall, published by Otago University Press.   Neale, who lives in Dunedin, has published six novels and five poetry collections, and edited several anthologies.   She is a former Robert Burns fellow (2012) and has received numerous awards and grants for her writing including the […]

NZ Poetry Conference & Festival – Auckland 2017 Ellen Melville Centre, Auckland City community – creativity – celebration – connection – collaboration Friday 10 November 3 00pm – 7 00pm Includes a catered p.m. tea, book sales & swaps: finger food and wine at end of day 3 00 – special welcome – refreshments – […]

FRIDAY 25 AUGUST 12.15PM Aratoi Museum of Art and History Corner of Bruce and Dixon Street, Masterton Come along to enjoy the poetry by multi-talented writer, poet and artist Rhondda Greig; photographer, writer and poet Madeleine Slavick; poet and storyteller Mary Buckner and writer and poet Jan Gerritsen. They will be joined by Australian writer […]

  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/