International Institute of Modern Letters

International Institute of Modern Letters


Nov4Book launch: Sweet As - Contemporary Short Stories by New Zealanders
Date: 4 November 2014
Time: 5.30 pm
Venue: The Grand, 69-71 Courtney Place, Wellington (upstairs bar)
IIML students and graduates feature strongly among the contributors to this new collection. Read more
Nov10Public reading: New Words from CREW 256
Date: 10 November 2014
Time: 12.15 pm
Venue: The Pasifika Mat, Te Tarata ā Kae, level 2, Victoria University Library, Kelburn campus
Come and hear new work from students of the IIML's Māori and Pasifika Creative Writing Workshop. Read more
Nov18Book launch: How Does It Hurt? by Stephanie de Montalk
Date: 18 November 2014
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue: Unity Books, 57 Willis St, Wellington
Damien Wilkins will launch the new book by the poet, biographer and Victoria PhD (Creative Writing). Read more

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29 October 2014 2015 Writer in Residence Announced
Tim Corballis will be the 2015 Writing Fellow, based at the IIML. Read more
10 September 2014 The Luminaries shortlisted for International Thomas Dylan Prize
Eleanor Catton's multi-award winning second novel is up for yet another prestigious prize. Read more
29 August 2014 The Luminaries Wins NZ Book Award for Fiction
MA in Creative Writing graduate Eleanor Catton's Booker-winning second novel also won the People's Choice category. Read more

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Cliff Fell (photographed by Pammy Coleman)

Cliff Fell – Teaching Fellow, 2015

'The MA in Creative Writing is a marvellous and transformative opportunity to focus on writing among like-minded and talented writers.' Read more about the MA.

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 about the MA.


Upcoming Application Deadlines

MA in Creative Writing 2015 programme, and third trimester (summer 2014/15) undergraduate Iowa workshops in Prose and PoetryApply by 1 November.