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!14th February 2014
THANKS TO EVERYONE who took part in our successful Singapore conference, voted by many as our most successful annual gathering to date. But, hold on, our meeting in the Philippines in October 2015 is shaping up as the best yet.
Thank you to all who helped record the Singapore event by sharing your photos, many of which are on our APWT Facebook page. You might like to [...]Read more...
Against the Grain14th February 2015 THIS WILL BE another exciting year as we bring more established and emerging writers and translators sign up to APWT.
In February we're meeting with the planning committee in the Philippines to organise our next annual gathering, 'Against the Grain' which will take place in Manila, 22-25 October 2015. And we're looking forward to working on LEAP Plus, our online magazine supported this year by UNESCO.
We [...]Read more...