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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.

For general enquiries, email info@aawp.org.au

Latest News

  • The International Short Story Conference - The 15th International Conference on the Short Story in English will take place from June 27-30, 2018 at the University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal with the theme: “Beyond History: The Radiance of the Short Story.” In an age when private lives appear to be ruled by the force of historical events, we are contradictorily challenged […]
  • CINDER: Creative Interventions & New Directions in Expressive Research -   CINDER Journal is a new initiative from the AAWP to offer a space for a forum for original research articles up to 4,000 words from higher degree students and early career researchers (within 2 years of doctoral submission). If you’re a postdoc and you delivered a paper to our conference in November, this would be […]
  • Meet our winners! - At the recent conference of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs, we celebrated the winners of our Emerging Writers’ Prizes. You can read more about our prizes and prize-winners below. You will also find some feedback from prize-winners, explaining what winning the prize meant for them and their writing. The AAWP is very proud to […]