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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.

For general enquiries, email info@aawp.org.au

Latest News

  • Emerging Writer’s Short Story Prize - Enter your short story to the AAWP/ASSF Short Story Prize for your chance to win. If you win you will receive — a ticket to the Australian Short Story Festival (ASSF) 3-5 November 2017 (Adelaide), accommodation for the duration of the festival (maximum value $500) and return economy airfares (maximum value $500). In addition, you […]
  • Children’s Media Symposium: From Print to Screen - 24–26 November, 2017 University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia The University of the Sunshine Coast’s School of Communication and Creative Industries invites conference paper submissions for its inaugural Children’s Media Symposium. This year’s theme is “From Print to Screen” and will feature keynote presentations from the ABC’s former Director of Television Kim Dalton OAM, […]
  • Guy Morrison Prize for Literary Journalism now open - The $4000 Guy Morrison Prize for Literary Journalism recognises excellence in Literary Journalism by an undergraduate and postgraduate Writing or Journalism student. The prize honours Sydney journalist and playwright Guy Morrison, former Production Editor of The Australian and Features Editor of The Sydney Morning Herald, author of the memoir We Shared an Island, and plays […]