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/

The 2016 Anthology, Penguin days, edited by Laurice Gilbert, will be launched on Saturday 5th November in Wellington, and on Saturday 19 November in Auckland.