In the last three years, thirty of our graduates have published books, or been successful in national or international writing awards.
Newsroom run stories in April 2020 from our graduates Dr Himali McInnes, and Dr Eileen Merriman, on their work on the Covid front line here
Stuff on Jill Varani’s first prize in the Dec 2019 Sunday Star Times Short Story Award here.
Scoop reports our three prize-winners in the Sunday Star Times Short Story Award, December 2018: ‘Small Writing Centre Sweeps Board in National Fiction Award’ … read story
National Radio’s Karyn Hay talks to Creative Hub Director John Cranna, about the vision that has made the Creative Hub NZ’s most successful independent writing centre … here
John Cranna was interviewed by National Radio’s Lynn Freeman about running creative writing workshops for marginalised youth in the Far North. Listen here.
Karen Mills’ novel Tasting Stars was widely profiled on TV and in the national media in August 2017. You can read her interview in the Women’s Weekly here.
Fiona Sussman won the 2017 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel. You can read an interview with her in the Sunday Star Times here.
Read an account by Kathryn van Beek of her experiences on our 30 Week Fiction Course, published on ‘Elsewhere’ blog, hosted by Graham Reid, former music editor of the NZ Herald.
Our graduate Dr Eileen Merriman has won a place in the New Zealand Society of Authors’s mentoring programme. North Shore Times, April 2015
Our graduates regularly win prizes in the Sunday Star Times Short Story Awards. In that newspaper, Creative Hub tutors share their favourite writing exercises. Sunday Star-Times Short Story Award (618.21 KB)
Listen to a National Radio interview with Creative Hub director John Cranna, and students on the Advanced Fiction Course here
Click here to read about The Creative Hub in Graham Beattie’s Book Blog, Aug 2010.
Click here to read about the launch of The Creative Hub on The Big Idea, the leading website for New Zealand’s creative community. August 2010.