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Poetry New Zealand, the country's oldest poetry magazine, has published the likes of Robert Creeley, Charles Bukowski, and Charles Bernstein. The annual, which features both local and overseas writers, also welcomes essays on poetry and poetics.

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More than one, and up to five "short, punchy poems about concrete ideas or events".

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"Like anyone else, I have my prejudices," writes editor Jack Ross. "Long wordy poems about nothing in particular do little for me... If there's really only one striking or original idea in your poem, you do have to ask yourself whether it couldn't be edited back to be shorter and punchier."

Established 1951.

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