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'Rebellious Sun' sees the light in Spain

'Rebellious Sun' sees the light in Spain

Presentation in Madrid, Spain, of NZ poet Charles Olsen's collection 'La rebeldía del sol' (Rebellious Sun)

At Colombia's Poetry Festival for Peace

At Colombia's Poetry Festival for Peace

New Zealand poet Charles Olsen tells of participating in the 2022 Poetry Festival of Cartagena, Colombia

'Given Words' from Honduras

'Given Words' from Honduras

Celebrating international connections through poetry

Collaborative te reo poetry film in VII Festival Cinemística, Spain

Collaborative te reo poetry film in VII Festival Cinemística, Spain

The poetry film Noho Mai has travelled to Granada in Spain for the VII Festival Cinemística

NOHO MAI flies to Germany

NOHO MAI flies to Germany

Te reo Māori poetry film ‘Noho Mai’ nominated for the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival in Berlin – 19 to 22 November 2020.

Staying creative in Spain's 'state of alarm'

Staying creative in Spain's 'state of alarm'

New Zealand artist Charles Olsen reports from Arts Residency in the Spanish capital during the coronavirus lockdown.

Given Words from More of Us

Given Words from More of Us

Artist and poet Charles Olsen introduces the winning poems from the Given Words competition for National Poetry Day.

Spanish poets inspired by Given Words

Spanish poets inspired by Given Words

Poets from Spain, Argentina, Panama and Uruguay join New Zealand poets in writing poems inspired by words of the Spanish poet Antonio Machado.

Given Words, ‘The Spanish Connection’

Given Words, ‘The Spanish Connection’

Poet and artist Charles Olsen introduces the winning poems from the Given Words competition for National Poetry Day.

Given Words 'The Spanish Connection'

Given Words 'The Spanish Connection'

Poetry competition for National Poetry Day 2018

The Spanish Connection

The Spanish Connection

A collection of Spanish poetry edited by New Zealander Charles Olsen

Winning poems of Given Words competition for National Poetry Day 2017

Winning poems of Given Words competition for National Poetry Day 2017

Given Words is delighted to announce the winners of the ‘Given Words’ poetry competition for National Poetry Day 2017.