Creative writing never occurs in a vacuum – there are hurdles to negotiate, whether emotional, physical, psychic or temporal.
Writing through ...
The theme of this year’s Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAAWP) conference is ‘Writing through …’. The ellipses are pointedly loaded, and we hope by November, will be laden and rich with the knowledge and generosity of your own writing space. Whether your ellipses are thoughts unfinished, hesitations, omissions; whether they are moody, angry, joyful or echoing; whether they are about prejudice, paternalism, or pain, we want to hear how you get through them; how (and why) you write through …
The location of the 2019 annual conference of the AAWP is at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), situated in a lively creative quarter of the city, growing and developing yearly. This year we hope to bring you well-known keynote speakers from the precinct as well as a specialist panel together with an evening event, held at UTS.
- Deadline for abstract submission: 15 April
- Notification of acceptance: 1 May
- Registration opens: 1 May
- Early Bird registration closes: 30 June
- Conference dates: 25-27 November
- HDR development day: 28 November