Archive for May, 2010

We’ll be holding our next Open Mic Night on Monday, 14 June, and it’s an Open Mic session with a twist. It’s Covers Night, meaning all readers will be reading a poem written by someone else. Famous or not, in English or not, bring along apoem you love and share it with us. Best reading […]

Poetic Justice members Laura, Liz and Simon recently attended a poetry workshop with Glenn Colquhoun at the Boatshed Studio in Broad Bay, on the Otago Peninsula. The venue was stunning – views of Port Chalmers across the harbour and glimpses of the sea through the floorboards. We had a great time meeting and sharing our […]

A big thanks to Sue Wootton, who showed us how it’s done at our Open Mic Night last Monday. Sue’s thrid collection of poetry, By Birdlight, is due out later this year — we’re looking mighty forward to it. Laura Williamson walked away with a bottle of Olssens Sauvignon Blanc as Best Poem winner, and […]

Poetice Justice will be holding its next Open Mic evening on Monday, 10 May, and it’s going to be a good one. Thanks to funding from the Upper Clutha Community Arts Council we will be treated to a reading from Dunedin poet Sue Wootton. Sue was the 2008 Robert Burns fellow at the University of Otago, […]



Liz recently attended the Catalyst open mic night at Al’s Bar in Christchurch. She and the crew got talking, and we’re looking at ways to collaborate. Ideas so far include posting poetry on each other’s blogs, webcasting and a poetry exchange. Any thoughts? Post a comment below! Catalyst puts out a literary journal, hosts poetry […]