The International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML) hosts Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington's Creative Writing programme, offering both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. We are part of the Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University.

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We have specific application deadlines for undergraduate workshops in each trimester, and for our MA and PhD programmes.

Hear from our MA graduates

First-hand accounts of the MA Creative Writing year from former Page and Scriptwriting students.

Writer in Residence 2023

Applications for Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington's 2023 Writer in Residence are open until 30 September.

The residency is supported by Creative New Zealand and the Resident will be based at the IIML throughout 2023.

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