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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

  • Lecture B positions open – UNE - The University of New England, Armidale, is offering two continuing, full-time lecturer in writing positions (level b) to join a team committed to the research and development of writing as a discipline. Applicants must have a doctorate in writing and a track record of research and publications. Further details can be found here.
  • AGM agenda - For AAWP Members: We’re excited to announce the Annual General Meeting for the AAWP will be at 4pm on 29 November at our conference venue. We have a full lineup of important items to bring AAWP members up to speed on, so we’d love it if you can make it. You can find the full […]
  • The Hope Prize - The Hope Prize, the Brotherhood of St Laurence’s national short story competition, is open for entries The prize aims to explore resilience in the face of poverty and disadvantage, encouraging Australian writers to look beyond common stereotypes to investigate the strengths that people show in dealing with hardship, whose voices are rarely heard. Short stories […]