Message From The Chair
The New Global Literary Scene
In recent years, authors from the West have dominated the book industry. But the first writers on the planet were Easterners, working in China, Mesopotamia and the Indus Valley. And now people in countries around Asia are returning to playing a key role in the cultural industries. Join us to be part of the longest running and largest literary community in our dynamic region. - [...]Read more...
APWT’s China Conference9th February 2016
APWT's 2016 conference will be hosted by the Centre for Creative Writing within the School Foreign Languages at Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China.
Director of the Centre, Dai Fan, has confirmed the dates: 24 November (arrival) for the start on Friday 25 November through to Sunday 27 November. We hope you'll join us.
This year, APWT welcomes screenwriters and will feature sessions on adaptation as well as many other [...]Read more...
Events & Opportunities9th February 2016
OPPORTUNITIES: COMPETITIONS & CALLS TO SUBMIT
The Singapore Creative Writing Residency is offering two residencies. One residency is for a Singapore writer and one for an international writer. The Residency will last for 6 months from August 2016 to January 2017. Both residents will receive a monthly stipend and the international resident will reside at NUS. Apply by 14 February.
Submit 1 to 3 poems on [...]Read more...