Tuesday, April 20, 2010

A Call for Applications for National Poetry Day 2010

With a new sponsor, New Zealand Post, National Poetry Day 2010 will this year be held on Friday 30th July 2010. This year the theme of National Poetry Day will be poetry in the community - how poetry engages with people on the street, in their homes, work-spaces and community centres.

Coordinator for National Poetry Day 2010, Siobhan Harvey, is calling for applications for registration of and funding for National Poetry Day events. Please contact her at siobhanhrvy@gmail.com to request a Registration and Funding Application Pack. She will be on hand between now and 30th July 2010 to help any interested parties with advice on organising an National Poetry Day 2010 event.

Funding is limited but available, especially for any co-ordinators whose events adavnce the theme of this year's National Poetry Day.
If you would like to apply for funding, they can do so by either emailling Siobhan to request a funding application pack on siobhanhrvy@gmail.com or  write to Siobhan Harvey, P O Box 125 135, St. Heliers Post Office, Auckland 1740.
Please note that this year the deadline for completed National Poetry Day funding application forms is Friday May 21st, 2010.

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