Because of NorthWrite there is no official PenNorth for March, however, please take note of the following:
- The AGM and monthly meeting will be held on 24 March at Haruru Falls and Russel. This is a week later than usual. Full details will be provided by email.
- Poets at ONEONESIX 116 Bank Street is on Thursday 15 March 5 to 7pm.
- Kerikeri Open Mic Poetry is on Wednesday 4 April at Cherry Park House from 7pm.
- Page & Blackmore Booksellers National Short Story Competition 2018. Judge: Catherine Chidgey. Deadline: 3rd April 2018. Rules and Entry Forms available from: www.topwriters.co.nz
- The 2018 National Flash Fiction Day competition is open and runs through April 30. Winners will be announced June 22 at the NFFD celebrations, and all winners are invited to attend and share their stories. There will be a NFFD celebration in Northland. Competition entry details here.
- Fast Fibres Poetry Five is calling for submissions. Poets with a strong connection to Northland are invited to submit three poems, each no longer than 20 lines. Please include a two-line biographical statement. Deadline: June 15. Email: fastfibres[at]live.com. Website: www.fastfibres.wordpress.com
- World Poetry Day 2018 is on Wednesday 21 March – where will you be?