NCEA – Poetry

Resources to help you find out about poetry.

Library resources

All our information, links and resources about poetry gathered in one place. Includes information about New Zealand poets and local poetry groups.
Gale Artemis: Literary Sources
Artemis allows you to cross search all of Gale’s literary resources in one search. These resources include LitFinder, Literature Resource Centerand Gale Virtual Reference Library. Use at a library or enter your library card & password / PIN.
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.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.

Poetry web resources

New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre
A comprehensive electronic gateway to poetry resources in New Zealand and the Pacific region for a local and international audience of students, scholars, poets and interested members of the public.
Poetry Archive
Listen to contemporary poets, both past and present, reading their own work. Also included is a wealth of background material on each poet and some filmed interviews.
Poetry Writing Tips
A bunch of tips for writing poetry from the Writer's Resource Center
Schools Poetry Awards
The Award is normally held annually. It is free to enter and open to Year 12 and 13 students across New Zealand.
SparkNotes Study Guides Poetry
SparkNotes provides the context (personal and social) from which the poetry was derived, analysis, a summary and commentary. May require you to join but membership is free.

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