New posts on Love in the Time of Covid, celebrating Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, including poetry by Haare Williams and Nadine Anne Hura!

September 2020: While we’re being asked to not move around too much, it’s a good time to revisit our haiku practice and have a think about how we might bring new energy, or freshen up,  what we do and how we do it. In this month’s article, J Zimmerman offers some exercises that can easily be […]

The New Zealand Poetry Society is pleased to announce the results of the 2020 International Poetry Competition! With over 2200 entries, the four judges were delighted at the exceptional writing that was entered from around the world. Click here for the full results, including reports from our judges.

Falling Poems has collated submitted haiku on social distancing and the coronavirus. The resulting video was launched on Nelson Mandela Day 2020. It includes some submissions from New Zealand! 🌏 The haiku can also be seen on their website.

a fine line magazine’s theme for its Spring 2020 edition is SHOES What does this word bring to mind? What images start to form? Deadline 10 July 2020 Financial members receive advance notice of themes in our quarterly magazine. So SIGN UP or renew — don’t miss out. Image credit from left to right: Ceci […]

We are currently calling for students who would like to write micro-reviews of poetry books for the New Zealand Poetry Society. All those who self-identify as a student and live in New Zealand are welcome to apply. Micro-reviews are 250-500 words long, excluding quotations. Selected students will be able to keep their review book, and […]

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The Auckland Writers Festival 2020 Winter Series commences tomorrow! Running for thirteen weeks, the programme features outstanding literary talent.

Salty is a zine out of Wellington that focuses on poetry and art.

AUP New Poets 6, featuring the work of Ben Kemp, Vanessa Crofskey, and Chris Stewart, and edited by Anna Jackson, was launched online on March 28th. You can order your copy through Time Out Bookstore (orders will be fulfilled once lockdown ceases).