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...
This Year, Manila!29th December 2014
Last year’s conference was the most successful yet. Thanks to everyone who took pictures, many of which you can see on the APWT Facebook page. There's a wrap up of the event on this site.
Our 2015 conference will be held in Manila, 22-25 October, hosted by the University of the Philippines (UP) with support from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and other major [...]Read more...
Best Wishes for 201529th December 2014
Asia Pacific Writers & Translators (APWT) wishes all our members and friends best wishes for 2015.
This new year we will produce more issues of our new online magazine, LEAP+, thanks to support we’ve received in December 2014 from UNESCO. If you’d like to write for us, we welcome contributions from established writers and members.
February will see us planning our 2015 conference where we hope to [...]Read more...