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Join Chris Tse, Sam Duckor-Jones, Rebecca Hawkes, Joy Holley, Jackson Nieuwland, Freya Daly Sadgrove and Hans Pucket in a National Poetry Day extravaganza! https://www.facebook.com/events/921778661501895/?ti=as

A new, groovy project, Poetry in Public, is an initiative that aims to put poetry front and centre in public spaces, everywhere from shopping malls to service stations. UK-based Neon Books are currently seeking a poem for their first run, and the deadline is July 25th. If selected, the poem could be popping up somewhere […]

Calling all wordsmith and expression virtuousos, writers, poets and admirers of the spoken word! Open Mic to a small audience your best material on the 4th of August!

The Annual General Meeting of The New Zealand Poetry Society Incorporated will be held at 2pm on Saturday, 22nd June 2019; Room 5, Knox Church, 449 George Street, Dunedin. Directions: Room 5 is in the administration building behind the church, ground floor level and to the right. Parking is on-street. AGENDA 1)  Apologies 2)  Confirmation […]

July 2019: Congratulations to André Surridge and Kirsten Cliff who have both produced new collections in the past couple of months. See Haiku Happenings for ordering information. The latest monthly Article concerns the life of New Zealander Max Bickerton, one of the first to translate Issa’s haiku into English. Never heard of him? Me either. In reality, his […]

The 2019 New Zealand Poetry Society Competition is now open. Entries must be received by 31 May 2019. Our competition has multiple options for entering, depending on your age and the poetry genre (verse or haiku). The links below take you to all the forms you need, as well as the instructions for entering each […]