Our 23rd annual conference will be in Perth, Western Australia!

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.

For general enquiries, or to join our mailing list, email info@aawp.org.au

Latest News

  • Bridging Worlds with Words – registrations open - Registrations for the 12th annual gathering, ‘Bridging Worlds with Words’ #APWT2019, from 5-7th November at the University of Macau are now open! “In addition to a stellar line up of feature authors, registered participants at APWT get to be part of the experience. Would you like to launch a book, speak on a particular issue, […]
  • Call for Papers: AXON journal - Axon: Creative Explorations (ISSN 1838-8973; axonjournal.com.au) is a Scopus-listed journal that publishes material aimed at building understandings about creativity, the creative process, and the cultural contexts, and theoretical frameworks, that inform creative practice. For issue 9.2, ‘Living in the world: creativity, science, environments’, we are publishing material associated with cities and creative thinking/practice; creativity and […]
  • Australian Short Story Festival - Please join us for the Australian Short Story Festival: October 18-20 2019. This is the first time the festival will be held in Melbourne and we look forward to welcoming you.