Asia Pacific Writers & Translators (AP Writers) formerly Asia-Pacific Writing Partnership' | AP Writers is a community of authors, literary translators, publishers, and others interested in contemporay writing from Asia and the Pacific.

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jane-camens-thumbAP Writers’ Executive Director
Jane Camens is AP Writer’s ‘Woman Friday’, working tirelessly without salary with a tiny team of volunteers. She is also responsible for day-to-day running of AP Writers. Until AP Writers finds a funding base, we cannot provide salary for any administrative function.  Meet Jane the organiser.


ALRAsia Literary Review
Quarterly magazine published in Hong Kong showcasing contemporary literature from or about Asia. We enjoy a close association with this magazine which features the work of many AP Writers and well known authors. Subscribe, sample or submit writing  online.


awardsAwards and Prizes!
Keep abreast of new or forthcoming awards and prizes in the literary world,  with details of guidelines, deadlines, criteria for entry and local writing competitions open to writers in the Asian region. Update AP Writers about your competition or award here.


facebookJoin us on Facebook
We like being ‘liked’. Our Facebook group: Asia Pacific Writers and Translators (AP Writers) constantly feeds you with the best bits of news from our site, including events, competitions/prizes, career opportunities and literary tid-bits from the region. Like


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


xuxi for webMembers in the news
Carina Hoang recently addressed a TEDx Conference in Perth, Australia.  She’s produced a moving coffee table book recounting the harrowing experiences as told by Vietnamese boat people including herself…watch the video.