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26 November 2015 IIML graduates on Book Awards long list
Six graduates of our MA and PhD Creative Writing programmes have been longlisted for the 2016 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. Read more
28 October 2015 New Generation Awards for MA in Creative Writing graduates
Anna Smaill and Tusi Tamasese have both been recognised with this prestigious Award from the Arts Foundation. Read more
20 October 2015 2016 Writer in Residence at the IIML
Anne Kennedy will be the next Victoria University / Creative New Zealand Writer in Residence. Read more

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Submit to Best New Zealand Poems

Poetry published by New Zealanders during 2015 can be submitted to Best New Zealand Poems before 15 December. 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 10 December for our first trimester 2016 undergraduate workshops in Short Fiction (CREW 254), Creative Nonfiction (CREW 257) and Television Scriptwriting (CREW 351 Masterclass). How to apply.

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Airini Beautrais – poet and PhD candidate

'It has been an immensely rewarding experience to work with excellent supervisors and a talented cohort of fellow PhD students.' Read more about our PhD (Creative Writing) candidates.