* Poems - Collections and Anthologies


* LitFinder
Literature search tool. Find full-text poems and citations, essays, speeches, plays and more. Includes literary criticism, biographies and reviews.
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* Poetry & Short Story Reference Centre
Access this full-text resource for thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques.
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* The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English
Published by Oxford University Press, 1994. Electronic Resource from Oxford Reference Online.
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* Auckland poetry
Auckland's live poetry scene
* Best New Zealand Poems
Published annually by the International Institute of Modern Letters, and aims to introduce readers to leading contemporary New Zealand poets
* Catalyst Christchurch
Catalyst is a literary journal that publishes poetry, prose, fiction, experimental works, song lyrics, script/screenplay excerpts, as well as visual art and spoken word. It is produced by Neoismist Press in Lyttelton. It runs a Poetry Open Mic every month.
* The Children’s Poetry Archive
This part of the Archive is full of poems chosen specially for children. Meet old favourites and make new discoveries.
* Electronic Poetry Center
Aims to make available a wide range of resources centered on digital and contemporary formally innovative poetries, new media writing, and literary programming
* Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Competition
Open for submissions from October to December annually.
* Hello Poetry
Hello Poetry gives you a platform to share, organize and publish your work.
* Ka mate ka ora : a New Zealand journal of poetry and poetics
* Kathleen Grattan Award
The Kathleen Grattan Award is a biennial award for an original collection of poems or a long poem by a New Zealand or Pacific resident or citizen.
* Modern American Poetry
An Online Journal and Multimedia Companion to Anthology of Modern American Poetry (OUP, 2000). From the University of Illinois
* National Poetry Day
National day celebrating poetry with events, readings and competitions. Usually on a Friday in August.
* New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre (NZEPC)
Electronic gateway to poetry resources in Aotearoa/New Zealand and the Pacific region. Based in the University of Auckland it aims to coordinate existing archival and publishing information, and to present some full-text electronic publication of poetry and commentary in consultation with authors and their publishers.
* New Zealand Poetry Society
The New Zealand Poetry Society is an incorporated non-profit organisation which aims to advance education by promoting, developing and supporting poetry and poets in New Zealand.
* NZ Poetry Shelf
A venue for poetry reviews and interviews from Paula Green - poet, reviewer, children's author, NZ Book Award judge and anthologist.
* The Poetry Archive
Offers audio files of "English-language poets reading their own work. Some are historic recordings, some have been made specially for the Archive." Browse by poet or name of poem. Includes videos of interviews with selected poets, lesson plans, access to the "Children's Poetry Archive," and links to poetry sites for students and to other material.
* Poetry Society of America
* Poets & Writers
Essays on poetry, biographies of more than 450 poets, text of more than 1250 poems, from The Academy of American Poets
* Takahe Magazine
The Takahe magazine appears three times a year and publishes short stories, poetry and art by established and emerging writers and artists as well as essays and interviews (by invitation), and book reviews in these related areas.
* Turbine Wellington
Online literary publication created for Victoria University's International Institute of Modern Letters.