The latest from Creative Writing

  • Fellowship Takes Writer to Norway

    Creative writing online student Carolyn Gillum has won a Winston Churchill McNeish Writer's fellowship to travel to Norway next year, where she’ll research and write her novel, a crime story set in... read more
  • Je Suis Heloise — The Research Journey

    There are many ways to measure research: 15kg of books, 14,500 kilometres travelled, a truckload of annotated notes.The numbers represent a small insight into Mandy Hager’s time in France as the... read more
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    Collected stories of the odd and marvellous

    The Curioseum is a unique collaboration between the Whitireia Creative Writing Programme and Te Papa Press. Over twenty writers began with an object in the museum’s collections and then took an... read more
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    Graduation accomplishments

    Among the 500 Whitireia graduates at a ceremony in March were several Creative Writing students celebrating creativity, craft and a whole lot of hard work.Richard Anderson, graduating with an... read more
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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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