International Institute of Modern Letters

International Institute of Modern Letters


Jul11Writers on Mondays: The time of Anne Kenneday
Date: 11 July 2016
Time: 12.15 pm
Venue: Te Papa Marae, Level 4, Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington
Our first WoM session for 2016 features the current Victoria Writer in Residence in conversation with Pip Adam. Read more
Jul18Writers on Mondays: Patricia Grace - a life's work
Date: 18 July 2016
Time: 12.15 pm
Venue: Te Papa Marae, Level 4, Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington
The multi-award winning author will be in conversation with Briar Grace-Smith. Read more
Jul28Information EventsDiscover your postgraduate potential with the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Date: 28 July 2016
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: Level 3 foyer, Murphy Building, Kelburn Campus
Learn all about postgraduate study in the Facult. Read more

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The National Schools Poetry Award 2016

Entry deadline 4 July.
Enter the Award (please read the rules of entry)
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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

Apply by 1 July for the PhD Creative Writing (CREW 690).
Apply by 1 November 2016
for the MA in Creative Writing 2017 (CREW 590 and 591), or for our third trimester (summer) Iowa  Writing Workshops in Prose (CREW 258) and Poetry (259).
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.