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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.

Latest News

  • 2017 Emerging Writers Prize - From 25-29 October, the world’s leading authors, artists, thinkers and performers will converge on the 14th Ubud Writers & Readers Festival to share ideas and stories under the banner of this year’s theme, ‘Origins’. The theme – drawn from the Hindu philosophy ‘Sangkan Paraning Dumadi’ – speaks of our eternal connection to where we have […]
  • Lecturer position at UTS - There seems to be some wonderful opportunities in Australian universities right now. UTS is currently advertising for a new Professor of Creative Writing and Head of the Creative Writing Program. This is an exciting opportunity for a scholar looking to further their career and develop their skills in academic leadership. Click here for more information […]
  • Two lecturer positions open at Curtin University - Two ongoing teaching-focused Lecturer positions in professional writing and publishing (which at Curtin includes the areas of creative non-fiction writing, magazine features and autobiography as well as editing, publishing and workplace writing) are currently being advertised on the Curtin Future Staff website.  You can find more information here. Make sure to keep an eye on Curtin’s […]