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 […]


Conference Proceedings Each year one university in the AAWP network hosts the annual conference, and organises the proceedings. A number of papers presented at each conference have been submitted to a double blind referee process, and subsequently edited, organised and published on this site. 2007 The and is Papers: refereed proceedings of the 12th conference of the AAWP […]

Annual Conference

Annual Conference: The Association will hold its 24th Annual Conference from 25-27 November, 2019, at the University of Technology, Sydney. Previous annual conferences of the AAWP have been held at: 1996 University of Technology, Sydney 1997 Deakin University and RMIT University, Melbourne 1998 University of South Australia / University of Adelaide 1999 Edith Cowan University, […]

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 […]