Welcome

20th 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

  • Shakespeare 400: A Special Issue of TEXT CFP - This special issue of TEXT takes the opportunity of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death to explore the nexus between Creative Writing and Shakespeare Studies, in particular the ways that Shakespeare and his work are being studied and applied in the context of the practice and pedagogy of creative writing (broadly defined). For more […]
  • Emerging Writers’ Prize - AAWP is proud to team up with the UBUD Writers and Readers Festival to launch the Emerging Writers’ Prize!   See Terms and Conditions
  • Postgraduate Prizes results from the 20th Annual AAWP Conference - The AAWP is delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Postgraduate Prizes for the most outstanding theoretical and creative papers presented at the annual conference. The winner of the theoretical stream is Amelia Walker (University of South Australia) for her paper ‘Re-Collecting the Self as An o/Other: Creative writing research matters’. Extract from judges’ […]