The (deservedly) winning poem was “Harsh Light” by Elizabeth Brooke-Carr, and I was happy to be a finalist in this interesting new competition.
The New Zealand Poetry Society are 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 from Cockle Bay, Auckland. 2nd…Continue reading “Great South Desert commended”
Very happy to be included in this Reykjavík City of Literature project. A real buzz.
I entered the Given Words competition again this year, and although not placed, the organizers are kind enough to publish the entries anyway.
A new poem published in Takahe 92 and available online
The Plastific Ocean made it over the line for third prize in the Seaweek / World Oceans Day Poetry Competition 2018, organized by the National Aquarium in Napier.
Landfall’s position as New Zealand’s pre-eminent literary and art journal is being celebrated in a unique way by the Otago Arts Society.
I have had three poems published in the new edition of the Australasian journal Meniscus. One of which Location, location received the Copyright Agency Ltd Best Poem for this issue award. The journal is available free online.
My new poem The Hierarchy has just been published in NZ journal Min-a-rets Issue 8.
An insightful and generous review of Ambient Terror by Piet Nieuwland, alongside reviews of the great Peter Olds and Auckland poet Shane Hollands. Nice to be in such company. “[A] rolling, blustering word-river of nanobytes, phrase chunks, alliterations and acrobatic satirical loops, held together by number-eight wire rhyme – great fun . . . MyContinue reading “Ambient Terror on Landfall Review Online”
I enjoyed writing a poem for the Given Words competition as part of National Poetry Day. Five words were supplied which you had to include in your poem. The winner was a fellow Dunedinite Elizabeth Brooke–Carr who wrote a very good entry (which is now translated into Spanish) and who also had a poem inContinue reading “The Finishing Time”