Archive for September, 2010

Once you’ve recovered from watching our male poets in their battle of the biceps (below), don’t forget to check out our Formal Poetry Competition. Entries are open now! Stuck for a form? There are lots of great formal poetry resources online, like this one. Also, remember to join us on October 9 at Bar UNO, […]


Further to our post “Poetic Justice Gets Physical” (below), it has come to light that a digital recorder was in operation on the night. After several attempts, Laura has officially uploaded her first video to YouTube. Click on the link below to view the results (she’d embed the thing, but she can’t figure out how). […]


Special invitation for any Wanaka Poetess who may be in Dunedin next week:    UPFRONT: CELEBRATING WOMEN POETS Open Mic, plus Guest Reader: FIONA FARRELL Wednesday 6 October, 7 pm in the Dunningham Suite at the City Library.   This will be an exciting evening, showcasing the strength and diversity of female poetic voices in our […]


The Poetic Justice Formal Poetry Competition To mark the one year anniversary of Poetic Justice, and in conjunction with our Poetry Formal, we are holding a poetic competition. Here’s the deal. Write a poem (or more than one poem) in a formal form. We don’t care which form, but just in case you’re more educated […]


Yes, we’ve been at it for a whole year now, and we’ll be celebrating in style on October 9 with the Poetic Justice Poetry Formal. All are welcome to join us for an evening of readings showcasing some of the best poems from the past 12 months. We’ll also be giving away some Olssens wine to […]


It was a Poetic Justice first. Last week, our top two poets, Curly and Simon, tied for Best Poem and no amount of counting second or third place votes seemed to resolve the issue. The solution? An arm wrestle of course. The record books will show that Curly won the bottle of Olssens Jackson Barry […]


Join us for our next Open Mic Night, coming up next week. All welcome to read, all welcome to watch, poem voted best of the night wins a bottle of Olssens wine! When: Monday, 16 August, 8pm Where: Kai Whaka Pai, Ardmore Street, Wanaka – upstairs And watch this space for info about our upcoming […]