The Encounters: Place, Situation, Context Papers

The Encounters: Place, Situation, Context Papers—The Refereed Proceedings Of The 17th Conference Of The Australasian Association Of Writing Programs, 2012 ISBN 978-0-9807573-6-1 Copyright, 2012 Cassandra Atherton, Rhonda Dredge, Et. Al. Editorial Introduction Abblitt, Stephen Duchamp, Debord & Derrida walk into a bar: art, theory & everyday life Baker, Daniel Fantasy: exploration of a genre Brien, Donna Lee The role […]

Historical fiction celebration comes to Melbourne

8-10 September 2017 In a few days, readers and writers of one of the world’s most popular fiction genres come together in Melbourne. Some of Australia and New Zealand’s biggest name in publishing will appear at this weekend’s celebration of historical fiction. Kerry Greenwood, Kate Forsyth, Deborah Challinor and Sulari Gentill are among the many authors who will share […]

20th Annual Conference

‘WRITING THE GHOST TRAIN | REWRITING, REMAKING, REDISCOVERING’ Dates: Sunday 29 November to Tuesday 1 December, 2015 Venue: Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn Campus To register, visit the AAWP Swinburne page, Writing the Ghost Train: Rewriting, Remaking, Rediscovering. Click ‘Register now’ at the bottom of the page and follow the steps. Contact if you […]

20th AAWP Conference, ‘Writing The Ghost Train’: Call For Papers

Abstracts are sought for the 20th annual AAWP Conference – Writing the Ghost Train: Rewriting, Remaking, Rediscovering. Swinburne University of Technology will host the conference from Sunday 29 November to Tuesday 1 December, 2015. The focus of the conference will be the question of rewriting, interpreting and adapting texts. Papers are invited in three streams: […]

20th AAWP Conference: Writing The Ghost Train

‘Writing the ghost train: rewriting, remaking, rediscovering’ will be the theme of the AAWP’s 20th conference, hosted by Victoria’s Swinburne University of Technology from Saturday 28 November to Tuesday 1 December, 2015. ‘Reading and writing, we are at once visceral and ghost-like; in our bodies and out of them; making imagined places real’. —Martin Edmond […]


TEXT: Journal Of Writing And Writing Courses In 1996 members of the AAWP established the online journal, TEXT, an independent refereed journal which publishes a wide range of research, reviews and debates on creative and professional writing and the teaching of writing in academic and industry contexts. TEXT is published by the AAWP. In 2008 there […]


The Research Portfolio supports the AAWP and its members with all matters relating to research and research training. It guides, mentors and troubleshoots on issues as diverse as strategic publishing, grant development, Excellence in Research for Australia (including engagement and impact) and doctoral supervision. The portfolio also has a national voice in research and research […]

Annual Conference

The association’s 27th Annual Conference (28th – 30th November, 2022) will be hosted in partnership between Central Queensland University and University of the Sunshine Coast (USC). Live events will be held at USC’s Sunshine Coast Campus, Sippy Downs. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Fire Country’. The deadline for submission of conference paper abstracts […]

Visible Ink Submissions

visible ink anthology 2014 is accepting submissions of short stories, non-fiction, poetry and visual art for its 26th annual anthology. This year’s theme is ‘Encounters’. Original writing of up to 2000 words, photography, illustrations and graphic design from emerging Australian writers and artists will be accepted until 6 July. Entry is $6 and all published […]