Welcome

Our 23rd annual conference will be in Perth, Western Australia!

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, or to join our mailing list, email info@aawp.org.au

Latest News

  • Job opening: Assistant Professor in English Creative Writing at Hong Kong Baptist University - The Department of Humanities and Creative Writing is now inviting applications for an assistant professorship in English Creative Writing. The appointee is expected to teach a range of introductory and upper level broad-based, writing and interdisciplinary core courses in the Department. Preferable teaching and research topics include some of the following: fictional writing, speculative fiction genre (including science fiction, […]
  • Axon Journal call for papers - Poetry on the Move: Inhabiting Language This issue is connected to a one-day symposium to be held during the Poetry on the Move Festival, 13-17 September 2018, hosted by the International Poetry Studies Institute (IPSI) in the Faculty of arts and Design at the University of Canberra. This Special Issue of the Axon journal aims […]
  • Call for Papers: “Journalism and Experientiality” - Thematic issue of Recherches en Communication Deadline for submission: June 29, 2018 Languages: English and French Paper submissions are invited for a thematic issue of Recherches en Communication, which will explore the interplay between journalism and experience in narrative and literary forms of journalism. Considering the recent evolutions of journalism, the study of experientiality should not be limited […]