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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

  • Kate McInally Postgraduate Essay Prize – Call For Submissions - The Australasian Children’s Literature Association for Research (ACLAR) is calling for submissions for the second biennial Kate McInally Postgraduate Essay Prize. The Prize is in honour of Dr Kate McInally, a previous Vice-President  of the ACLAR and passionate scholar and teacher of children’s literature. Kate inspired numerous students to undertake research at the masters and doctoral […]
  • Special Issue for TEXT, Contemporary Prose Poetry – Call for Papers - Expressions of interest are sought from scholars for a new special issue of TEXT journal titled: Beyond the Line: Contemporary Prose Poetry Just a couple of decades ago, prose poetry occupied a very minor corner of the poetry spectrum, although in fact many major poets have published works in that form. As early as the mid […]
  • Ahi Kā: Building the Fire, ACWRN call for papers - The second conference of the Aotearoa Creative Writing Research Network aims to bring together creative writing teachers from Aotearoa, the Pacific and beyond to continue discourse around the practice of creative writing pedagogy in our time and place. The conference is now confirmed for 10/11 September at the Auckland University of Technology. Ahi Kā will feature […]