MAY 2018 NEWSLETTER
NEW VOICES - Emerging Poetts Competition
Established in 2012, the competition is now in its 8th year.
This year's judge will be Elizabeth Morton. Morton won first prize at NEW VOICES 2013. She has been published both locally and internationally and has had her work included in the Best Small Fictions 2016 anthology published by Queen's Ferry Press. 2015 she was shortlisted for the Kathleen Grattan Award and has twice come 2nd place in the Sunday Star Times Short Story Competition (2015, 2016).
To learn more about the event go here to find details of past winners.
Click here for the Entry Form
Residency in Alexander
This year Gregory O'Brien and his wife, fellow poet Jenny Bornholdt have taken up residence in Alexander, Central Otago.
They will spend a year at Henderson House, which quotewas the home of Alexandra arts philanthropists, the late Barbara and Russell Henderson, and since 2007 has been host to writers through an invitation-only artist-in-residence programme. The Austrian architect Ernst Plischke designed the house was designed for the Henderson's in the 1950s.
After major renovations O'Brien and Bornholdt are the first new residents.
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