International Institute of Modern Letters

International Institute of Modern Letters


Aug3Writers on Mondays: The Talking Cure or Chiming In - Anna Smaill and Tim Corballis
Date: 3 August 2015
Time: 12.15 pm
Venue: The Marae, Level 4, Te Papa
The Man Booker Prize longlistee and Victoria's Writer in Residence in conversation with Emily Perkins. Read more
Aug10Writers on Mondays: Picture This - John Reynolds and Sarah Laing
Date: 10 August 2015
Time: 12.15 pm
Venue: The Marae, Level 4, Te Papa
Gregory O'Brien chairs this session with novelist / designer Laing and visual artist Reynolds. Read more

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31 July 2015 Anna Smaill's debut novel longlisted for Man Booker Prize
The Chimes, by the Victoria MA in Creative Writing graduate, has been longlisted for what is arguably the most prestigious literary prize in the English-speaking world. Read more
29 July 2015 Writer in Residence 2016: submissions welcome
Applications are invited for the Victoria University of Wellington/Creative New Zealand Writer in Residence… Read more
7 July 2015 Writers on Mondays 2015: questions of travel, life and love, answers from the imagination
Writers on Mondays 2015 brings together a line-up of exciting new and established talents to showcase what's happening in the world of writing. Read more

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National Schools Poetry Award 2015 - deadline extended!

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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.


Upcoming application deadlines

Apply by 1 November for our third trimester 2015 undergraduate Iowa Workshops in Prose (CREW 258) and Poetry (CREW 259), and for the 2016 MA in Creative Writing programme. How to apply.