Dear Canterbury Poets Collective, I am writing to you on behalf of the Ashburton Art Gallery to invite your group to a poetry reading and talk at the Gallery in conjunction with our upcoming exhibition Young Country by Kerry Hines. This exhibition will open at the Ashburton Art Gallery on Sunday the 10th of September at 2pm. We are […]

The Fuse Box The Fuse Box is a brand new collection of essays and interviews with some of our best writers that aims to shine fresh light on the creative process. This event assembles some of the book’s contributors to explore issues relevant to all stages of the writing life: how to get started and what to […]

Be sure to head down to Poetry Live, Christchurch! This National Poetry Day.

Open mic for young poets – bring your poems to share!  Come party… poetry style! Hear local young poets read and listen to special guests,Paula Green, Gus Simonovic and Caroline Masters. Collaborate with Paula as she makes up poems on the spot and enjoy the free refreshments. Copies of The Secret Book of Poetry, an anthology […]

FRIDAY 25 AUGUST 12.15PM Aratoi Museum of Art and History Corner of Bruce and Dixon Street, Masterton Come along to enjoy the poetry by multi-talented writer, poet and artist Rhondda Greig; photographer, writer and poet Madeleine Slavick; poet and storyteller Mary Buckner and writer and poet Jan Gerritsen. They will be joined by Australian writer […]

  CALL FOR POETRY The theme for the November/December 2017 edition of a fine line is ANIMAL. What does this mean to you? Does this image inspire a poem? DEADLINE: 10 October 2017 NZPS financial members can submit up to four poems (40 lines max). Note: Members receive advance notice of a fine line‘s future themes, so be sure to sign up. Picture by: Gabriel González