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...
Seeking International Markets?23rd September 2015
OPPORTUNITIES abound for established and emerging writers when more than 100 authors, translators, literary agents and publishers from almost 20 nations come together with the cream of Filipino Literati for ‘AGAINST THE GRAIN’, this year’s Asia Pacific Writers & Translators gathering in Manila.
Just some of the highlights of this year’s ‘conference’— a multifaceted four-day event that includes readings, book launches, workshops and much more— include:One-on-one [...]Read more...
Events and Opportunities3rd October 2015
FOR THE LATEST events and opportunities for writers and literary translators in the Asia Pacific region, see Manisha Anjali's monthly updates in our sister magazine, LEAP+.
For all EVENTS, see WWW.LEAP-PLUS.COM/EVENTS
For COMPETITIONS, CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS and other opportunities, see WWW.LEAP-PLUS.COM/OPPORTUNITIES.Members Rock Lit Mags
APWT’s network of writers and literary translators around our region has formed the backbone for two new publications: ‘New Asia Now’ (Issue 49 of Griffith [...]Read more...