Archive for March, 2010

Join us for our next Open Mic Night and enjoy live poetry with a twist. In a bid to up the flow of testosterone on the Wanaka literary scene, we are holding a Men’s Night. Everyone, male or female, is still welcome to read, but all men who read a poem (one written by them, […]


Thanks to all who joined us last Monday for another great night of wine and poetry, and congratulations to Simon King, whose Villanelle of a Southern Man took out Best Poem honours. Well done, Simon, hope you enjoyed your bottle of Olssens riesling! Read Simon’s work on our Best Poems page. Thank you also to featured […]


Although we at Poetic Justice are proud of the robust numbers of male poets who have attended our Open Mic Nights, we always feel that there is room for more. With this in mind, Poetic Justice is pleased to announce that our April 19 Open Mic Night will be a MEN’S NIGHT.  Here’s the deal: […]


Poet and short fiction writer Sue Wootton will join Poetic Justice as featured reader on Monday, 10 May. She was the 2008 Robert Burns fellow, placed in both the 2007 and 2008 Bravado poetry competitions and had her second collection of poetry Magnetic South, published by Steele Roberts in 2008. From the New Zealand Book […]


All are welcome to join us for our next Open Mic Night. Read a poem or just come along and listen. Our featured poet this month is Wanaka writer Jan Kelly; you can check out her work and find out more about Poetic Justice in the March 10 edition of the Wanaka Sun. When: Monday, 15 […]


Thanks to all who joined us on Febrary 15 to see poets from here and abroad join Brian Turner in reading at Poetic Justice. Pa Runga was bursting at the seams with over 45 audience members, a record night. Funding from the Upper Clutha Community Arts council allowed us to bring in a poet of […]