THE EDITOR

Introduction

David Eggleton introduces his selection of the best 25 poems published in 2020: 'poems expressive of the spirit of this particular year of 2020.' Read on >

 

THE POEMS

2020

Explore editor David Eggleton’s pick of New Zealand poetry published in 2020, and discover compelling new voices alongside established poets at the top of their game. Read on >

AUDIO

Poets read

Poetry is meant to be heard. Listen to the poet’s voice in this selection of audio recordings showcasing poems from the current and previous issues of Best New Zealand Poems. ​Listen >