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...
CHINA in 201625th October 2015
APWT's 2016 conference will be in China, hosted by Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou, one of the prettiest campuses in the country. Our key co-organiser will be Dai Fan, Director of the university's Centre for Creative Writing of the School Foreign Languages.
Fan, who is also a director of APWT, confirmed her university's invitation at the network's AGM in Manila. She also confirmed the dates: 25, 25, [...]Read more...
NEW LEAP+27th October 2015
WE’RE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE a special hard copy Filipino issue of LEAP+ magazine, launched in conjunction with the APWT conference in Manila this October.
The issue is produced by Angelo R. Lacuesta (‘Sarge’) and Tim Estrera with the support of the Commonwealth of Australia through the Australian National Commission for UNESCO of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. UNESCO’s support enabled LEAP+ to pay contributors.
The [...]Read more...