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28 August 2015 National Schools Poetry Award winner announced
Read about our winner and runners-up, and read all ten finalist poems. Read more
31 July 2015 Anna Smaill's debut novel longlisted for Man Booker Prize
The Chimes, by the Victoria MA in Creative Writing graduate, has been longlisted for what is arguably the most prestigious literary prize in the English-speaking world. Read more
29 July 2015 Writer in Residence 2016: submissions welcome
Applications are invited for the Victoria University of Wellington/Creative New Zealand Writer in Residence 2016.Writers… Read more

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Submit writing to Turbine or Best New Zealand Poems

Submissions are open now for the IIML's two annual online collections.

Submit new writing to Turbine by October 27. Turbine submission guidelines.

Submit poetry published during 2015 to Best New Zealand Poems before 15 December. BNZP submission guidelines.

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Pip Adam – Teaching Fellow

'The MA workshop is like a laboratory for writing, I can’t wait to be part of it next year.' Pip Adam will convene the Page stream of the MA in Creative Writing for the first half of 2016, while Emily Perkins is on Research Leave. Read more about the MA.


Upcoming application deadlines

Apply by 1 November for our third trimester 2015 undergraduate Iowa Workshops in Prose (CREW 258) and Poetry (CREW 259), and for the 2016 MA in Creative Writing programme. How to apply.