Our 23rd annual conference will be in Perth, Western Australia!

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, or to join our mailing list, email info@aawp.org.au

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Latest News

  • Calls for “Incompleteness” Submissions Extended - The Incompleteness Book II—Writing Back and Thinking Forward Deadline Extended to 4 May 2021 Dear all, Thank you to those who have already submitted to The Incompleteness Book II. It has been such a pleasure to receive submissions from those who submitted in 2020, as well as new voices. Thanks, too, to those of you […]
  • CFP: Australasian Association of Writing Programs’ 26th Annual Conference - In partnership: Central Queensland University and University of the Sunshine CoastUSC Sunshine Coast Campus, Sippy Downs 24-26 November 2021 THEME: Fire Country We invite presentations – 15 minutes in duration – from practice, research, industry and pedagogy – and pre-formed collaborative discussion panels (three panellists only) that reflect consideration of a ‘fire country’ and the […]
  • CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: The Incompleteness Book II - The Incompleteness Book II—Writing Back and Thinking Forward Deadline: Wednesday 15 April 11.59pm 2021 (EST) Dear all, In April 2020, amidst the global pandemic of Covid-19, the Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP), the peak academic body representing the discipline of Creative Writing in Australasia, sent a call for contributions to a Special Issue of […]