National Poetry Day is a New Zealand-wide celebration of poetry and runs in conjunction with the New Zealand Post Book Awards.
This year National Poetry Day will be part of the inaugural New Zealand Post Book Awards Festival (12 -18 August) celebrating the 2013 awards finalists during a special events organised in each of their home towns.
In 2013 National Poetry Day will be held on Friday, 16 August. We'll post information here about the 2013 event as we have it.
National Poetry Day event organisers: expressions of interest open
To request a copy of the 2013 Festival & National Poetry Day Guidelines, please contact Siobhan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Festival National Coordinator
PO Box 125 135
St. Heliers Post Office
Siobhan will be on hand between now and 16th August 2013 to help any interested parties with advice on applications, funding and organising a National Poetry Day 2013 event.
Funding is limited but available. If you would like to apply for funding, please fill out the form supplied in the Guidelines pack, or fill in the form online. We recommend you read the 2013 Festival Guidelines in advance of filling out the form.
Please note that this year the deadline for receipt of completed National Poetry Day 2013 registration and funding application forms is Monday, 1 July 2013.
If you have any questions about the National Poetry Day or the festival, please contact Festival National Coordinator Siobhan Harvey at email@example.com
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