First published in 2006 a fine line is the flagship poetry magazine of the New Zealand Poetry Society. It features poems by members and the broader poetry community as well as articles on the craft of poetry and news about poetry events and opportunities in New Zealand. We are looking for a student or recent […]

We have a bunch of new poetry books just waiting for reviewers… If you’re interested in writing a review and being published on our website or magazine, email editor@poetrysociety.org.nz. Simpson, Jane – A world without maps (Interactive Press, 2016) Pirie, Mark – Rock & Roll Selected Poems in Five Sets (Bareknuckle Books, 2016) Thomson, Mary Jane […]

Auckland poet Maris O’Rourke has been selected as one of just 60 finalists in the international Aesthetica Creative Writing Award that attracted thousands of entries from writers across the world. Now in its 10th year, the award is hosted by Aesthetica Magazine, a leading contemporary art and culture publication with a print and digital readership […]

Find out who won each section of the 2016 NZPS Poetry Competition and read the judges’ comments.

We’re pleased to introduce Ivy Alvarez as editor of our bimonthly magazine a fine line.