Welcome

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

  • - 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 […]
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