At the dawn of its 70th anniversary, after a lifetime spent serving the talent of some of the greatest poets worldwide, the famous French publishing house Caractères (Éditions Caractères) is working on a wonderful anthology of international poetry. Since fraternity beyond frontiers and the acknowledgement of poetry from every cultural background is the backbone of […]

Bloodaxe Books is seeking submissions for an anthology of post-Independence Sri Lankan poetry, and poetry by people of related diasporic communities. The anthology will include poetry in English, and poetry translated from Tamil and Sinhala. Find more details about the anthology, editors, and how you can submit on this website.

You are invited to the launch of Wanting to tell you everything by the late poet Elizabeth Brooke-Carr. The book will be launched at 6pm, Friday 10 July, by Carolyn McCurdie at Dunedin Public Libraries’ Dunningham Suite. Find more details about the event on the Facebook event page. The Caselberg Trust Elizabeth Brooke-Carr Emerging Writers […]

For those in Ōtautahi Christchurch, COLD HUB PRESS & SCORPIO BOOKS invite you to the launch of NO TRAVELLER RETURNS, the selected poems of RUTH FRANCE, & ENDURING LOVE, the collected poems of ROBERT McLEAN. Wednesday 8 July 2020 at Scorpio Books, BNZ Centre, 120 Hereford Street, Christchurch. Refreshments at 5.30pm for 6.00pm start. RSVP to […]

takahē magazine currently has open voluntary positions – details below 🧐

We’d like to share some poems on fatherhood by Jamaican and New Zealand poets in Meeting Ground – check them out under this link!

Fellow poet George Hook (of is seeking haiku submissions for publication in a charitable volume, with 80% of the profits going to the Alzheimer Association and 20% to the author of the best haiku (as voted by book purchasers). Poets should submit a single haiku about dementia by June 21. Email George at for […]

Edited by Emma Neale, and available for purchase on the Otago University Press website.

The first issue of saltwater love zine, which showcases Indigenous writing on love, is now out and freely available at!

We are delighted to debut a new cover for a fine line‘s Winter edition.In this edition, Jeannine Hall Gailey writes about promoting one’s poetry despite illness and tyrannies of distance, with advice that feels especially relevant in our time of social distancing and preventive isolation. Xiaole Zhan shares her thoughts on being called to poetry, […]