CHINA SUMMIT, 25-28 November 2016
IDEAS & REALITIES:
Creative Writing in Asia Today
'Ideas and Realities: Creative Writing in Asia Today' is APWT's ninth annual international gathering.
This year the main two-day conference, on Friday 25th and Saturday 26 November, is hosted this year by the School of Foreign Languages, Sun Yat-sen Southern Guangzhou Campus.
PROGRAM DETAILS HERE.
Additional readings will be held off campus in Guangzhou immediately before the conference, on the evening of Thursday 24 November (at the Kui Yuan Café Gallery in the historic Yuexiu District), and on the Saturday evening at an off-campus arts collective (Loft 345). Additional readings are in Hong Kong (Orange Peel, Central) on the evening of Sunday 27 November and in Macau (at the Portuguese Bookshop) on the evening of Monday 28 November.
We also outstanding writing and translation workshops. Workshop information is available at this link.
To see the full line-up of who you'll meet this year, go to our PARTICIPANTS page.
APWT seeks to stimulate discussion that engages our audience. Academic papers will be considered for publication in special issue of TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses, an international electronic refereed journal published twice yearly.
All participants must secure their own funding (including airfare, China visa, accommodation and conference fee).
Accommodation recommendations HERE.
REGISTRATION HAS NOW CLOSED
- Financial APWT members: US$150 (pay online)
- Non members: US$185 (This includes a year's membership). Pay online
- Mainland Chinese students/teachers/residents: 115 CNY -- Pay at the registration desk on the day, but register BEFORE 28 OCTOBER by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Should you need local knowledge, our assistant at Sun Yat-sen University is Mr HUA Yi. His email is email@example.com. (TEL: 8620-84113131, 86-18928806916)
For a flavour of previous APWT conferences, see these video summaries below.