International Institute of Modern Letters

International Institute of Modern Letters


Jun3Readers' Salon with Bridget van der Zijpp and Anna Smaill
Date: 3 June 2015
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue: Vic Books, 1 Kelburn Pde, Kelburn, Wellington
Presented by Victoria University Press and moderated by Kirsten McDougall. Read more
Jun8Writers on Mondays: a special launch invitation
Date: 8 June 2015
Time: 5.30 pm
Venue: BATS Theatre Bar, 1 Kent Terrace, Wellington
Join us to celebrate the programme release for the IIML's upcoming winter reading series! Read more
Jun11Book launch: The Invisible Mile by David Coventry
Date: 11 June 2015
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue: Unity Books, 57 Willis St, Wellington
The MA in Creative Writing graduate's debut novel, published by Victoria University Press, will be launched by fellow MA graduate Carl Shuker. Read more

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5 May 2015 Emily Perkins takes on A Doll's House
The fiction writer and IIML Senior Lecturer has re-imagined Ibsen's classic play for Auckland Theatre Company. Read more
1 May 2015 MA in Creative Writing graduates on Sarah Broom Poetry Prize shortlist
 Alice Miller and Ashleigh Young are two of the three finalists for this prestigious prize. Read more
14 April 2015 Reviving poetry award for young New Zealanders
The National Schools Poetry Award is back, and we need your support. Read more

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National Schools Poetry Award 2015

New Zealand's only national poetry competition for high school students is back! Entry deadline is Friday 3 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.


Apply by 21 June 2015

for second trimester undergraduate workshops in Poetry (CREW 253), Short Fiction (CREW 254), Children's Writing (CREW 255), Māori and Pasifika Creative Writing (CREW 256), Science Writing (CREW 352), and Writing for Theatre (CREW 353).