Congratulations to Dunedin poet, Sue Wootton who has been announced as the 2020 Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellow! Advertisements

October 2019: And the cold snaps keep rolling across the islands. With luck it won’t be much longer and we can start enjoying more settled weather but in the meantime, spring’s strong winds have arrived, as they almost always seem to do, to coincide with the wisteria flowering. Perhaps you have a spring-theme haiku or tanka […]

a fine line magazine’s theme for its Summer 2019 edition is KEY. What does this word bring to mind? What images start to form? Deadline 10 October 2019 Our guidelines have been updated with new requirements, so please have a read before submitting your work – https://poetrysociety.org.nz/…/a-fine-line-quarterly-magaz…/ Financial members receive advance notice of themes in our […]

Otago University Press warmly invites you to celebrate the launch of Listening In by Lynley Edmeades. When: Thursday 19 September, 5.30pm Where: University Book Shop, 378 Great King St, Dunedin Please RSVP by 16 September to publicity@otago.ac.nz

September is going to be an exciting month for Titirangi Poets starting with the Going West Festival. The Cutting Through Anthology will be launched on Saturday 7th September at 11 am at Titirangi Library, see the attached flyer, followed by readings by readings by Apirana Taylor and Paula Green. On the following Saturday 14th September […]

The New Zealand Poetry Society is pleased to announce the results of the 2019 International Poetry Competition. With over 1,400 entries, the four judges were delighted at the amount of talented writing that was entered from around the world. OPEN SECTION Judge: Kiri Piahana-Wong1st Place: ‘Alumni Magazine‘ by Margaret Moores, Auckland. 2nd Place:‘A selection of […]

From all of us at NZPS, we would like to wish you all a safe and fulfilling Phantom Billstickers 2019 National Poetry Day. Let the words ignite! Check out the events happening up and down the country: https://t.co/p9XDZDJWLr