Archive for February, 2011

Thanks to all who joined us for our Valentine’s Day Open Mic night, themed ‘Rage Against the Valentine’. Readers of romantic vitriol were matched poem for poem by some beautiful odes to love, proving that, when it come to matters of the heart, hope endures. Contratulations to Libby, who took home her second winning bottle […]

Congratulations to Elizabeth Irvine, who launched her latest collection an imprint in leaves at the Wanaka Library on Saturday. The book features poetry and photographs inspired by the Wanaka region and the surrounding hills. Copies are available through    

Local writer Elizabeth Irvine is organising a poetry reading at Wanaka Library in conjunction with the launch of her recent book. She is inviting poets from the Wanaka area to read at this public event – just come along and bring a poem or two to read. There will also be an opportunity to sell […]

Our next Open Mic Night is scheduled for Monday, 14 February. Not being ones to miss the opportunity to celebrate an important date, we’ve made the theme of this one Rage Against the Valentine. The plan was to showcase a fair swag of pessimism regarding matters of the heart, but we’ve already been approached by […]

Submissions for issue #30 of the New Zealand journal blackmail press are now open, and Liz and Laura from Poetic Justice Wanaka are guest editing. The theme is “Bipolarisation”, and here’s the deal: The Bipolarisation Issue – Submission Guidelines Yes, we know it’s not a real word. But it’s got potential. What’s your take on […]