‘MINDING THE GAP: WRITING ACROSS THRESHOLDS AND FAULT LINES’
Dates: Sunday 30 November – Tuesday 2 December 2014
Venue: Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
Registration: visit the online form at http://bit.ly/rego2014
** Online registration has been extended to 27 November (additional registration available during conference). **
PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS
Papers and presentations at the 19th AAWP Conference will reflect on creating, editing, teaching, and researching writing in a variety of genres, including poetry, script, prose, fiction, non-fiction, creative non-fiction and journalism. These include
- writing across the gaps
- reading between the lines
- unearthing writing
- writing across thresholds
- fault lines …
- and storylines
- building and rebuilding writing
- survivor stories
- gap days, months, years/ strategies for writers
NOTE: Delegates must be members of the AAWP at the time of the conference to present. AAWP Membership fees for 1 year are $60.00 (full membership) or $30.00 (concession) and are additional to the registration for this conference. Please click here to register or here to renew your membership.Contributors may like to consider the following thematic prompts:
Please visit the Conference information page for full registration, venue and accommodation details.
CONFERENCE SCHEDULE AND ABSTRACTS
The printed Conference Booklet will be provided to attendees but is now available for download (1.85mb) here.
KEY DATES FOR THE 2014 CONFERENCE
1 October, 2014: online registration commences.
2 November, 2014: Early-bird registration closes.
10 November, 2014: Online Conference registration closes (additional registration available during the conference).
30 November, 2014: Conference opens (see Conference schedule).
2 December 2014: Conference concludes.
Donna Banicevich Gera, Victoria University/ Whitireia Polytechnic, Thom Conroy, Massey University (Palmerston North Campus), Hannah Gerrard, Massey University (Wellington Campus), Ingrid Horrocks, Massey University (Wellington Campus), Gail Pittaway, Waikato Institute of Technology and AAWP executive.
Submissions and direct enquiries to:
THE AAWP CONFERENCE
AAWP was established at the inaugural conference in 1996. It now holds annual conferences at campuses around Australasia. The annual conference is the most important forum in Australia for the discussion of all aspects of teaching creative and professional writing and for debating current theories on creativity and writing.