The latest from Creative Writing

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    Staff and students perform at mobile literary festival

    Staff and students from Wellington’s three creative writing programmes shared poetry, prose and script excerpts in the capital’s first mobile literary festival event at Wellington Library.Tutor Mandy... read more
  • Screen Gems

    The work of New Zealand’s most prolific screenplay writer, the late Graeme Tetley, can be seen through the fresh stories of his students in the recently launched book, First Act. Screenwriting... read more
  • Award-winning author began at Whitireia

    Seven years ago Lynn Jenner had written very little and was just beginning as a student on the first year of the Whitireia writing programme.Now she is undertaking her PhD in Creative Writing and... read more
  • Flexible learning for poets and children's writers

    Now is your chance to enrol in the next round of online courses on the Whitireia Writing programme – in particular Writing for Children and Poetry. The deadline for applications is 15 July, and the... read more
  • Lyrical taster

    Poetry students on the first year programme at Whitireia discovered a whole new side to short lyrical phrases when they met up with musician and Whitireia music tutor, Dan Adams recently."I thought... read more
  • 'Story water' and writing encouragement

    There is nothing like public recognition when you’re doing the hard work of writing fiction, and several Whitireia writing students (current and former) got to savour that sweet taste when they were... read more
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    New Location for Whitireia Writing

    The Writing Programme has moved into the Whitireia Wellington City Campus, located at level 1, 107 Cuba St, in the buzzing Cuba Mall.The programme is now part of the Whitireia New Zealand Media... read more
  • Awards bring Opportunities

    Ness Simons, online scriptwriting tutor, is on a roll with exciting possibilities opening up in several areas. As well as tutoring at Whitireia, Ness is a student at the New Zealand Film and... read more
  • Success for Whitireia Children's Writers

    Awards and writing success have been flavour of the month for Whitireia children’s writers. Kathy Taylor won the sought after Tom Fitzgibbon Award for fiction writing aimed at 7-13 year olds. "It’... read more
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    Graduation and Beyond

    At the ‘best ever’ Whitireia graduation last week, 38 creative writing students received diplomas and degrees, celebrating their success on a brilliantly sunny day in Porirua.For Allison Wakelin, who... read more
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