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

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.