Our 26th annual conference will be on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, 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

You can find our statement regarding insecure work in higher education here.

Latest News

  • Announcing the Horror and Gothic Media Cultures Podcast + Discussion Group - In the spirit of the spooky season, the new book series Horror and Gothic Media Cultures is launching a monthly online discussion group open to scholars (including graduate students) and creative practitioners around the globe working in the area of horror and Gothic media. Each discussion will be sparked by a short podcast episode that will offer […]
  • - TEXT Special Issues Sub-Editors Calling on sub-editors, or would-be sub-editors. TEXT Special Issues is seeking applications for four annual 12 month sub-editor internships, beginning 2022. We are looking for people who love words, understand grammar, spell well, have an eagle eye for technical literals, and can learn and apply our style guide rigorously. TEXT Special Issues is […]
  • Creative Nonfiction and Social Justice: In Conversation with Behrouz Boochani - Thursday 30 September 2021, 10am – 12pm AEST The Arts Faculty at Macquarie University is holding a special online event — Creative Nonfiction and Social Justice: In conversation with Behrouz Boochani — on Thursday 30 September at 10am AEST. It will be recorded for people to view later in other time zones. Behrouz Boochani’s book […]