International Institute of Modern Letters

International Institute of Modern Letters

Emily Perkins (photographed by Sara Orme)

Emily Perkins – Senior Lecturer

In creative writing we work with language and our imaginations to think about, celebrate and question the human life within, as well as the endless variety of the world beyond ourselves. Read more about the MA.

Submit to our online publications

Unpublished poetry or prose can be submitted to Turbine | Kapohau 2016 before 25 October. Submission guidelines.

Poetry published by New Zealanders during 2016 can be submitted to Best New Zealand Poems before 19 December. Submission guidelines.


Upcoming application deadlines

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.

Image of poet and PhD candidate Airini Beautrais

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.