The National Library of New Zealand is inviting nominations for the next New Zealand Poet Laureate. Nominations will close on Friday 11 August, 2017. The award celebrates outstanding contributions to New Zealand poetry. For a two-year term, the Laureate is supported by an $80,000 grant from the National Library, through the Alexander Turnbull Library, to create new work and promote poetry throughout the country. Visit poetlaureate.org.nz.