International Institute of Modern Letters

International Institute of Modern Letters


Feb23Book launch: Transit of Venus Poetry Exchange
Date: 23 February 2016
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue: Te Whare Apārangi, Royal Society of New Zealand, 11 Turnbull St, Thorndon, Wellington
IIML Senior Lecturer Chris Price and workshop convenor Hinemoana Baker feature in this new collection. Read more

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18 December 2015 Biggs Poetry Prize winner announced
A collection of poetic biographies has won the 2015 Biggs Family Prize for Poetry. Read more
10 December 2015 2015 Adam Prize winner announced
A memoir of music's outlaw heroes has been awarded this year's Adam Foundation Prize in Creative Writing. Read more
9 December 2015 Scriptwriting prize winners announced
Read about the winners of the David Carson-Parker Embassy Prize and the Brad McGann Film writing Award. Read more

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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.

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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.


Upcoming application deadlines

Apply by 21 June 2016 for our second trimester 2016 undergraduate workshops in Poetry (CREW 253), Short Fiction (CREW 254), Children's Writing (CREW 255), Science Writing (CREW 352 Creative Writing Workshop), and Writing for Theatre (CREW 353). How to apply.