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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

  • Creative Readings Night ‘What’s Lost, What Lingers?’ - Wheatsheaf Hotel, 39 George Street, Thebarton – Wednesday 29 November 2017, 6:30pm When you come to our conference in November, you will have the chance to attend the Creative Readings Night presented by The Hearth collective. Catch the tram a couple of stops out of the city to Thebarton and then it’s a short stroll […]
  • Winner Announcement AAWP/ASSF Emerging Writers’ Prize - It is our very great pleasure to announce the winner of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs / Australian Short Story Festival Emerging Writers’ Prize. The winner is Ruth Armstrong for ‘Paper Cranes’. AAWP/ASSF are proud to support emerging writers in offering this opportunity for emerging writers. AAWP/ASSF would like to thank all authors who […]
  • Australasian Association of Writing Programs / Australian Short Story Festival Short Story Prize. - We regret to inform authors that there has been a slight delay in the announcement of a winner for the inaugural AAWP/ASSF Short Story Prize. The judges are very impressed by the diverse entries, as well as the thoughtful and poised handling of voice and subject matter. The judges are working diligently on the short […]