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Welcome to the Australasian Association of Writing Programs. This website introduces visitors to the Association, and provides information on writing courses, competitions, conferences and other relevant material.

The Association exists to provide a forum for discussion on all aspects of teaching creative and professional writing as well as current theories on creativity and writing, and to improve the quality of programs across the country. To download a brochure, click here.

Latest News

  • Creativity and the Twenty-first Century Workshop - The University of Canberra is hosting a two-part workshop with Professor Michael Grenfell, Professor of Education at Trinity College, University of Dublin on December 1, 2016. The workshop will consider a range of theoretical approaches to Creativity and their applications in practice from diverse perspectives, including philosophy, aesthetics, sociology and psychology. The aim is to explore the essential features […]
  • Entries for the UBUD Writers Prize close 15 May - If you are an emerging writer based in Australasia, take note! In partnership with Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF), we are offering a once-in-a-lifetime Prize. The winner of this Prize will receive a ticket to the festival, accommodation for the duration of the festival and $500 towards economy airfares. In addition, you will receive a […]
  • TEXT Journal Vol 20 No 1 – Live - TEXTJournal’s Vol 20 No 1, including the Special Issue ‘Writing and Illustrating Interdisciplinary Research’ edited by Simon Dwyer, Rachel Franks, Monica Galassi and Kirsten Thorpe, is live on the TEXT website! The journal is open access and is available here. This issue features several exciting papers from both AAWP members and academics in the community. Jessica […]