Sudden Valley Press
Named for a place in the Canterbury High Country,
since 1997 Sudden Valley Press has published
a carefully curated selection of the best poetry
from Aotearoa New Zealand.
Who We Are
Set up as the publishing arm of the Canterbury Poets’ Collective, Sudden Valley Press is a not-for-profit press specialising in poetry.
How We Operate
SVP offers a non-profit, cost-sharing alternative to assist poets to publish quality poetry collections.
The books we’re planning to launch soon!
The most recent releases from Sudden Valley Press.
The complete Sudden Valley Press catalogue
The John O’Connor Award
A biannual competition for the best first manuscript by a local poet, run in collaboration with the Canterbury Poets’ Collective.
Details on submitting to Sudden Valley Press