Asia Pacific Writers & Translators Inc.

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Mission & Visions


Create a supportive network of authors and literary translators within and beyond the Asian Pacific.

Promote and share knowledge of best practice for writers and translators.



Create world wide publishing opportunities for emerging and established Asia Pacific authors via discussions, forums, meetings, workshops, festivals, and mentoring.

Increase economic opportunities for writers and translators in the Asia Pacific.


Latest News

APWT & UWRF Partnership

We are delighted to announce that in a special partnership, APWT ticket holders can receive 20% off their 1-Day and 4-Day Main Program Passes to the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival.* Information on how to redeem this offer will be distributed by APWT when the...

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Global Local: A day in Eltham

  Global Local: Sharing Stories With The World Saturday 3rd June 10 AM - 4:30 PM Eltham Library, Panther Place, Eltham Program 10:00 am – Registration, Morning Tea 10:15 am - Welcome by Dr Mridula Chakraborty, Monash Asia Institute and Dr Sanaz Fotouhi, Asia...

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APWT 2017 Bali, Indonesia

2017 BALI CONFERENCE: DATES: 22 - 24 October, 2017 VENUE: Ganesha University of Education, Singajara, Bali. THEME: 'Global Local: Sharing Stories with the World' We are now accepting expressions of interest, in line with the theme of the event, from writers,...

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Our Core Partnerts

WE ARE SUPPORTED not only by memberships but also by a growing consortium of Core Partner institutions.

We thank those universities currently assisting to sustain APWT: Australian National University (ANU), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Griffith University, University of New South Wales, and University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

We welcome additional Core Partners into this consortium. In 2017 we seek to ensure the consortium becomes a truly international one to represent our many Asian members.

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Endorsements for APWT

Read what leaders in the literary field have to say about AP Writers & Translators, including JM Coetzee, Christopher Merrill (UEA) , Andrew Cowan (UEA), Chris Gribble (World Literature Festival), Kate Griffin (British Centre for Literary Translation), and Xu Xi (Hong Kong City University)...