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20th annual AAWP conference

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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

  • 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 […]
  • Two awards from the Australian Centre are open for submission - The Australian Centre is pleased to announce the following awards are open for applications: Kate Challis RAKA Award 2016 The award of $20,000 (approx.) will be offered to the best book of fiction already published and written in English by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. Please visit the website for more information. Applications close […]
  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Literary Studies at Monash - Monash University seeks to fill a continuing position to be taken up (preferably) by 1 December 2016. The appointee to this position is expected to have a dynamic research and teaching profile. For more information and how to apply, see their website