20th annual AAWP conference

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Latest News

  • Call for ‘sparks’ - Dates: Monday 25 January and Tuesday 26 January, 2016 Venues: Jan 25—Ng? Kete W?nanga Marae, Manukau Institute of Technology, Otara Rd, Otara Jan 26—Auckland War Memorial Museum, Parnell Call for ‘sparks’ What is the state of creative writing pedagogy in Aotearoa? What can we learn from each other as teachers of creative writing? Do our […]
  • Last chance for conference dinner tickets - Conference dinner ticket sales close at midnight tonight! Remember that all dietary requirements must be received at the time of booking. See the conference website for more information
  • Annual General Meeting 2015 - The upcoming AAWP Annual General Meeting, to be held during the conference in Melbourne. Venue: Room AMDC 301, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia Date/time: Tuesday, 1 December, 2015, 12–1pm. During this time nominations and elections for the Executive Committee of Management will be conducted. If you wish to nominate a member of the AAWP for a […]