graduates active in all writing spheres

Graduates from the Whitireia Creative Writing Programme appear in almost every aspect of New Zealand writing life. Graduates have published and produced over 223 books and scripts, and a great many shorter works. They have been published by established publishing houses, by boutique publishers and self-published. Their scripts have been produced for radio, stage, screen and the web.

They are active as performers, events organisers, participants in the Writers in Schools programme, and as organisers of writers' groups. A number  have gone on to MA programmes in Creative Writing.

Graduates include writers as diverse as

Excellent writing is a very marketable skill, and graduates are employed in a range of writing work including communications, journalism and editing.

More news about current and former students can be found on the news tab and in the 'things are happening' column under quick links.

Writing by current and former students can be found online at the 4th Floor Literary Journal.



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