Thank you everyone who made a submission. Nominations for 2011-2013 are now closed.
Who should join the ranks of Cilla, Michele, and the other amazing New Zealand Poets Laureate? The National Library is inviting nominations as we start the appointment process. The next Laurate will hold the position from July 2011 to June 2013, as a representative of and advocate for poetry. Nominees will have made an outstanding contribution to New Zealand poetry and be an accomplished and highly regarded poet. They must also live in New Zealand.