Don’t forget to submit your full papers to the 21st Annual AAWP conference!

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

  • 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 […]
  • AAWP joins the DDCA - The AAWP is delighted to announce that it will be joining the Australian Council of Deans and Directors of Creative Arts (DDCA) as an organisational member. AAWP President Lynda Hawryluk has contributed a short piece to the DDCA’s inaugural interactive component, NiTRO. The Australian Council of Deans and Directors of Creative Arts was established to represent creative […]