Poetry

The Winning Poem by Derek Schulz

By Chloe – On December 05, 2018 – In News, Past Events, Poetry With Comment Off

Derek Schulz of Kapiti travelled to Dunedin to read his winning poem ‘you can’t be here’ at our International Poetry Prize Awards Evening on Thursday 29 November 2018 at the University Book Shop. Read Derek’s poem below. We look forward to hosting our winner at the Caselberg House and we hope he is enjoying his […]

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Runner Up: Poem by Tony Beyer

By Chloe – On December 05, 2018 – In News, Past Events, Poetry With Comment Off

The runner up of the Caselberg International Poetry Prize was Tony Beyer, with his poem ‘Full Measure’, which you can read below. Carolyn McCurdie of Dunedin kindly read Tony’s poem in his absence at our awards night on Thursday 29 November 2018. Full measure they buried him with his mother’s people whom he hadn’t seen since […]

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Highly Commended: Poem by Ruth Arnison

By Chloe – On December 05, 2018 – In News, Past Events, Poetry With Comment Off

Dunedin based poet read her highly commended poem ‘A country airing’ at our International Poetry Prize Awards Evening on Thursday 29 November 2018. Read Ruth’s poem below. A Country Airing Norwood St. draws her clay shoulder blades inwards, a concave reaction to our spine tickling feet.   Down in the valley there’s a volley of […]

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Highly Commended: Poem by Sarah Scott

By Chloe – On December 05, 2018 – In News, Past Events, Poetry With Comment Off

Wellington based poet Sarah Scott travelled to Dunedin to read her highly commended poem ‘The Castle’ at our International Poetry Prize Awards Event at UBS on Thursday 29 November 2018. Read the poem below. The Castle After the babies I felt a bit Beaten back, caught in the Crossfire of the past’s heated track. Deeper […]

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Highly Commended: Poems by Janet Newman

By Chloe – On December 05, 2018 – In Creative Arts, News, Past Events, Poetry With Comment Off

Janet Newman is from Horowhenua. She travelled to Dunedin to read her two highly commended poems at UBS for our International Poetry Awards evening on Thursday 29 November 2018. Read her two poems below. Oh! Kee-o Kee-o Last night, cutting potatoes, butterflying chicken, a hawk framed itself in my kitchen window, its gentle rocking glide […]

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Get Ready: International Poetry Prize

By Chloe – On May 15, 2018 – In Poetry With Comment Off

It’s that time of year. The Caselberg International Poetry Prize 2018 competition is advertised in the latest edition of Landfall. Information about how to enter this years competition will be going up here on our website very soon, and entries open on 1 June. We are very pleased to announce that the judge this year […]

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