Our second collaboration with the Jamaican Poets in conjunction with The New Zealand Poetry Society and The Meeting Ground Ko te Waahi Hui was published recently in Kingston, Jamaica. It focuses on birds and includes works by David Eggleton and Professor Edward Baugh. Congratulations to everyone involved!

A competition for young writers (17-24) calls for submission of short (12 page) collections. Winners receive support from The Poetry Business and have their collections published.

Submit a poem (in any style) on the topic of cancer or cancer research! Submissions close on the 4th of April! “How has cancer affected you? Has your experience led you to find a creative outlet as a method of support and strength? We are looking for poets, whether first-time or experienced, to submit their work. […]

CALL FOR POETRY We still have space for more poems in a fine line. Just six more days until the deadline for a fine line’s February edition. The theme is CHAIRS. Does this word inspire a poem? Perhaps an event or conversation that took place on chairs could spark an idea. DEADLINE: 10 January 2018 […]

the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual 2018 is now available to pre-order. Returning with a selection of extraordinary pieces from established and emerging international writers, this inspirational collection combines longevity with innovations – a book that will stay with the reader whilst offering new perspectives on the world and our place within it. Featuring work selected for the 11th Aesthetica Creative […]