International Institute of Modern Letters

International Institute of Modern Letters


Jul13Writers on Mondays: In the company of a master - Vincent O'Sullivan
Date: 13 July 2015
Time: 12.15 pm
Venue: Te Papa Marae, Level 4, Te Papa
We kick off our 2015 Writers on Mondays programme in grand style with one of… Read more
Jul16Book launch: Some of us eat the seeds, by Morgan Bach
Date: 16 July 2015
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue: Unity Books, 57 Willis St, Wellington
Victoria University Press will launch the debut poetry collection by Morgan Bach at Unity Books.Bach… Read more

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7 July 2015 Writers on Mondays 2015: questions of travel, life and love, answers from the imagination
Writers on Mondays 2015 brings together a line-up of exciting new and established talents to showcase what's happening in the world of writing. Read more
26 June 2015 A Boost for young poets
The generosity of donors to our crowdfunding campaign means the 2015 National Schools Poetry Award can be held in full. Read more
22 June 2015 Hinemoana Baker to take up Berlin Writer's Residency
The writer, musician and IIML workshop convenor has been awarded the prestigious CNZ residency for 2015-16. Read more

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National Schools Poetry Award 2015 - deadline extended!

We are now accepting entries until Friday 10 July. 
Enter the Award (please read the rules of entry).
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Ken Duncum; Michael Hirschfeld Director of Scriptwriting

Ken Duncum - the Michael Hirschfeld Director of Scriptwriting

Scripts are slippery, hard to get right. But the symphony, the smooth-running engine of a powerful script is a thing of beauty. 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.