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No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of…

For a fine line magazine’s Winter edition, we are searching for our first Featured Student Poet. Any New Zealand poets who self-identify as a student are welcome to send in their work for consideration. The chosen poet will have their poetry featured in a fine line’s next edition, and they will receive a book token […]

Submit a poem (in any style) on the topic of cancer or cancer research! Submissions close on the 4th of April! “How has cancer affected you? Has your experience led you to find a creative outlet as a method of support and strength? We are looking for poets, whether first-time or experienced, to submit their work. […]

In celebration of Canterbury Japan Day, come along to our Haiku Poetry Workshop. Hosted by Barbara Strang (Small White Teapot Haiku Group, Christchurch).  Make sure to bring a notebook and pen. All ages welcome. Free, no bookings required. Location: Tūranga, Auahatanga | Creativity, Level 4  Turanga Central Library on Thursday March 7th, 6-8 pm  

The Poetry Class: A Reading For Writing Workshop Join poet Joanna Preston for a workshop that climbs inside poems, finds out what makes them tick, and explores ways to use that knowledge to create poems of your own.   This season focusing on poems by five New Zealand women – fabulous, furious, frank and funny. But which five? […]

A call for the Creative Writing Award international art and culture publication Aesthetica Magazine in supporting new writing talent. There are two entry categories: Poetry and Short Fiction with £1,000 for each winner and publication in their Aesthetica Creative Writing Anthology! Enter your work: http://aestheti.cc/5xdj7

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement. Creative New Zealand is inviting nominations for writers who have made an outstanding contribution to New Zealand literature in the categories of non-fiction, poetry or fiction. $60,000 is awarded in each genre. Those nominated must be New Zealand citizens or residents. The […]