ARTicle Magazine

Three poems from Poetry NZ Yearbook 2018

26 April 2018

Three poets featured in Poetry New Zealand Yearbook share their poems with ARTicle.

Poetry NZ Yearbook

Edited by Jack Ross and published by Massey University PressPoetry New Zealand Yearbook 2018 features 130 new poems by 87 poets.  


Joanna Preston is a Tasmanaut poet, editor and freelance creative writing tutor. Her first collection, The Summer King (Otago University Press, 2009), won both the 2008 Kathleen Grattan Award for Poetry and the 2010 Mary Gilmore Prize.

Sam Keenan lives in Wellington. She was the winner of the 2014 Story Inc. Prize for Poetry, and she has an MA with distinction from the International Institute of Modern Letters. Her work has been published in Landfall and Cordite.

Tricia Dearborn has been widely published in Australian literary journals including Meanjin, Southerly, Island Magazine and Westerly, as well as in the UK, the US and Ireland. Her work is represented in anthologies including Contemporary Australian Poetry, Australian Poetry Since 1788 and The Best Australian Poems. Her latest collection is The Ringing World (Puncher & Wattmann, 2012). She was recently awarded an Australia Council grant to complete a third collection.