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From mid-July to October each year, the International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML), home of Victoria University of Wellington’s renowned creative writing programme, runs a series of events highlighting writers active in and around Wellington, as well as guests from overseas.
Sessions take place on Mondays at lunchtime, with additional evening events from time to time.
Writers on Mondays is a stimulating way to start the working week – and it’s free!
The 2018 Writers on Mondays events are listed in full below. You can also download the programme (2,071KB PDF). Previous years’ programmes are available to download at the bottom of this page.
Writers on Mondays is presented with the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, National Poetry Day and Circa Theatre.
Events run Monday 12.15 – 1.15pm on The Marae, Level 4, Te Papa with the exception of the two Short Sharp Script sessions at Circa Theatre.
Admission is free, all welcome.
Actors perform dynamic new work by MA scriptwriting students from the IIML. This week scripts by Dana Leaming, Vincent Konrad, Laura Robinson, and Finn Shepherd are introduced by Ken Duncum.
More exciting work in progress from the second group of IIML scriptwriters, at Circa Theatre. This week the spotlight falls on work from Matasila Freshwater, Dylan Conen, Julia Ludbrook, and Ralph McCubbin Howell. Introduced by Ken Duncum.