Inside Out Open Mic for Writers

6 00pm – 10 00pm. The Nix, 6 Nixon Street, Grey Lynn/ Newton Central Auckland

For more info contact the emcee Anita Arlov:  email or phone/text her on 021 100 40 77,or see facebook  inside.out open mic. (Once a month on the second Wednesday).

All writing is welcome at Inside Out (poetry, flash fiction, short story, novel excerpts, haiku, music reviews, travel writing etc) and writers of all experience enjoy equal footing. Mingle with other writers, find out about literary competitions and arts updates, hear good writing and music and gain experience reading your work aloud. Pieces need to take no longer than approx. six minutes in length when read aloud. No need to book a time; just add your name to the open mic sheet when you arrive. Koha for musician please.

BRING YOUR WRITING to share, or come as audience to hear what’s brand new. Just sign up on the whiteboard as you arrive if you’d like to read and we go in that order.


The Nix is the new red brick building on the corner of Chapman St and Nixon St, just 2 mins walk from the intersection of Karangahape, Ponsonby, Great North and Newton Rds. Our space on the ground floor is kindly made available by Ockham Collective.  Easy street parking, free after 6 00pm.

Attendees need to wear masks except when having refreshments or at the mic. Mic cleaned after each use. If you are felling unwell with a cold, flu etc please stay home while you heal.

Kia ora.TIME: 6pm – 10 pm

Coffee/ tea/ cheeseboard/nibbles and snacks are all free. You’re very welcome to bring a light meal, a bottle of wine etc with you.

With grateful thanks to our sponsors NZSA Auckland Branch and Ockham Collective.

Let’s hear what you’ve been working on…