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20th annual AAWP conference

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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

  • Full Papers for the 20th Conference - The end of July is approaching fast and this is a gentle reminder that presentations for the 2015 AAWP conference in the refereed stream are due by July 30. Please send them de-identified and named as per the guidelines you would have received with your acceptance email to Dominique Hecq (dhecq@swin.edu.au) If you are interested […]
  • ‘The Examiner’ 2015 Literature Awards - ‘The Examiner’ 2015 Literature Awards are now open. Judges are calling for short stories of up to 2,000 words. To encourage and improve writing skills, there will be workshops and writing related events run in tandem with the awards. There is a small entry fee, and the prize money will be shared between 1st, 2nd, […]
  • ‘Chapter One’ submissions extended to 30 July with wider eligibility - There is a new deadline for the AAWP’ exciting new publication pathway for emerging writers: ‘Chapter One’ entries are now open until 30 July, 2015. Eligibility has also been widened, allowing submissions from research higher degree students and research higher degree graduates up to 5 years beyond their graduation.