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 Asia-Pacific are returning to playing a key role in the cultural industries. Want to be part of a more balanced global literary scene? Join us! - Nury Vittachi, Chair, APWTShare Read more...
Thank you, Singapore3rd March 2014
THANKS TO EVERYONE who took part in our successful Singapore conference in July 2014, voted by many as our most successful annual gathering to date. Special thanks, of course, to our hosts, The Arts House and National Book Development Council.
And thank you to everyone who shared photos. Many of your pictures were posted on APWT's Facebook page. You can also see the wrap up video of the [...]Read more...
This year – Manila!24th March 2015
We invite you to join us for our 8th international conference. This year in Manila, 22-15 October 2015, our multifaceted gathering is organised by APWT with the University of the Philippines and co-hosted by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), and University of the Philippines.
Speakers include Romesh Gunesekera, Jose Dalisay, Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo, Robin Hemley, Merlinda Bobis, David Carlin, Francesca Rendle-Short, Dai [...]Read more...