International Institute of Modern Letters

International Institute of Modern Letters

The International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML) was established to promote and foster contemporary imaginative writing.

We are part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Victoria University and offer a range of creative writing programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

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11 April 2014 Emily Perkins visits Chinese Universities
The author and IIML Senior Lecturer showcased New Zealand creativity on a recent visit to China.  Read more
1 April 2014 Best New Zealand Poems 2013 now online
The new collection is edited and introduced by Professors Jane Stafford and Mark Williams of Victoria University. Read more
19 February 2014 Turbine 2013 goes live
New writing showcased in our online literary journal. Read more

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Emily Perkins (photographed by Sara Orme)

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.