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20under40Attention young writers!
An exciting new journal supported by APW and organised between the Griffith review and Asia Literary Review seeking out talented new Asia region writers under 40 years old, collected in this new volume due out in mid 2015, submit your breakthrough piece now… more details

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xuxi for webEndorsements for AP Writers
Read what leaders in the literary field have to say about AP Writers, including JM Coetzee, Christopher Merrill (UEA) , Andrew Cowan (UEA), Chris Gribble (World Literature Festival), Kate Griffin (British Centre for Literary Translation), and Xu Xi (Hong Kong City University)… read on


booksMembers’ book launches
Several AP Writers will be launching new books at our forthcoming annual Writers’ Conference ‘Bridging Cultures’ in Singapore in July, including; John McGlynn, Mani Rao, Victor Marsh, Eu Yoke Lyn, Farheen Chaudhry,  Lydia Kwa, Linda Jaivin, Kulpreet Yadav, Glen Phillips, Bhavna Kemlani, Bob D’Costa, Shelly Bryant and Agnes Lam…more