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National Poetry Day returns for its 18th year – Registrations open now!

Posted by on 24 March 2015

The highly popular and eclectic National Poetry Day will be staged for its 18th year on 28 August 2015. A varied programme of events around the country will celebrate poetry in its many forms and engage with writers and readers at all levels.

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UNESCO Cities of Literature Celebrate Book Baptism

Posted by on 20 March 2015

The launch of Jindra Tichá’s first novel in English will present an opportunity to unite two UNESCO Cities of Literature at the Dunedin City Library later this month.

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Sue Wootton Wins Caselberg Prize

Posted by on 5 March 2015

First prize of $500 in the fifth annual Caselberg Trust International Poetry Prize for 2015 has been won by Dunedin poet Sue Wootton, for her poem ‘Luthier’. Second prize ($250) was awarded to Jessica le Bas, of Nelson, for ‘Four Photographs from a Window’.

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