Paper submissions to the 21st Annual AAWP conference are closed

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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

  • 21st Annual AAWP Conference – Early Bird Registration - Early bird registration is now open for the 21st Annual AAWP conference hosted by the University of Canberra. Early bird rates allow attendees to get a discounted rate on all three days of the conference – whether you’re presenting, or just interested in watching panels and soaking in the vibrant ideas being exchanged throughout the […]
  • TEXT Special Issue: ‘Writing Trauma’ Call for Papers - Abstracts are invited for a special issue of TEXT Journal. The special scholarly issue co-edited by Dr Bridget Haylock and Dr Suzanne Hermanoczki, aims to bring together papers by researchers and writers, as well as writing that contributes to the trauma narrative. The editors invite abstracts of 250 words for papers and a brief biography (50 words) and email. […]
  • Full-time lecturer position, Massey University - Massey University is advertising for a full-time lecturer position in Creative Writing on its Palmerston North campus to start employment 1 February, 2017. The School wishes to appoint an applicant who is able to contribute to a range of offerings in the Bachelor of Arts major in Creative Writing and to creative writing papers in […]