Join Majella Cullinane, Ruth Arnison and Michael Harlow in this celebration of the winning poems

By Gill – On November 18, 2017 – In News, Poetry, Prizes, Upcoming Events, Winners, Writing With Comment Off

Come to the University Bookshop and listen to the Judges report, winning and highly commended poems being performed. Follow

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International Poetry Prize 2017 Judges Report and Winning Poetry – Winner Majella Cullinane

By Gill – On November 18, 2017 – In News, Poetry, Prizes, Winners, Writing With Comment Off

Judge’s Report It seems to have been an exceptionally long and bitter winter, and world events have done little but add to an increasingly angst ridden mood of despair and disbelief. That is perhaps why so many of the 135 poems offered in this competition dealt with death, pain, illness, mortality and loss. There were […]

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2016 International Poetry Prize Winning Poems and Judges Report

By Gill – On November 13, 2016 – In News, Poetry, Winners, Writing With Comment Off

Judge’s Report –  No writer who has ever entered a competition needs to be reminded how much depends on the assumptions, the expectations, the vagaries of the judge’s imposing eye and assessing ear. So before the whistle is blown, so to speak, on this year’s Caselberg, it’s as well to know what the referee was […]

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And The Winner Of “Snap Happy” is …. Charlotte Tanner

By Gill – On August 15, 2016 – In Creative Arts, Fundraiser, News, Winners With Comment Off

On Sunday 31st August, at the opening of “The Photo Show” fundraising event at Moray Gallery, Dunedin, we were thrilled to also announce the prize winners of the “Snap Happy” competition for children and young people.  We thank Brian Miller for judging this and also a special thank you to Doc Ross for contributing one […]

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Sketches from an Artists Residency

By Gill – On December 08, 2015 – In musician, Past Events, Past Residencies, Poetry, Winners With Comment Off

Alex Taylor, 2015 Caselberg Trust Creative Connections Artist in Residence discusses his time living at the Caselberg House on Otago Peninsula and the concert he curated at Marama Hall which featured works by himself, Anthony Watson, Jack Body, Ronald Tremain and John Cousins.  Please click on the link below.           […]

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International Poetry Prize 2015 – Awards Presentation

By Gill – On April 21, 2015 – In News, Poetry, Prizes, Winners, Writing With Comment Off

Here are a few images from last weeks  event at the University Bookshop – Dunedin.  Attendees were treated to an eclectic array of New Zealand poetry readings.   Congratulations goes to Sue Wootton for being this years first prize winner. The prize-winning poems and the judge’s report will be published in the May issue of Landfall, […]

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