International Institute of Modern Letters

International Institute of Modern Letters


Oct30You've got to sell your heart: a conversation about risk in writing with Carl Shuker and Pip Adam
Date: 30 October 2014
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue: Preservatorium Cafe and Cannery, 39 Webb St
Victoria Creative Writing alumni feature in this event presented by literary arts organisation Kahini. Read more
Nov4Book launch: Sweet As - Contemporary Short Stories by New Zealanders
Date: 4 November 2014
Time: 5.30 pm
Venue: The Grand, 69-71 Courtney Place, Wellington (upstairs bar)
IIML students and graduates feature strongly among the contributors to this new collection. Read more

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10 September 2014 The Luminaries shortlisted for International Thomas Dylan Prize
Eleanor Catton's multi-award winning second novel is up for yet another prestigious prize. Read more
29 August 2014 The Luminaries Wins NZ Book Award for Fiction
MA in Creative Writing graduate Eleanor Catton's Booker-winning second novel also won the People's Choice category. Read more
23 July 2014 IIML Director and graduates on NZ Post Book Awards shortlist
Damien Willkins, Eleanor Catton and Marty Smith are among the 2014 finalists. Read more

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Cliff Fell (photographed by Pammy Coleman)

Cliff Fell – Teaching Fellow, 2015

'The MA in Creative Writing is a marvellous and transformative opportunity to focus on writing among like-minded and talented writers.' Read more about the MA.

Emily Perkins (photographed by Sara Orme)

Emily Perkins – Senior Lecturer

Students develop creative projects, extend their writerly reach through reading, and engage imaginatively and critically with their own and others' writing. Read more about the MA.


Upcoming Application Deadlines

MA in Creative Writing 2015 programme, and third trimester (summer 2014/15) undergraduate Iowa workshops in Prose and PoetryApply by 1 November.