Manila | Asia Pacific Writers’ & Translators’ Gathering

Date: October 22, 2015 - October 25, 2015



‘Against the Grain: Conversations on Writing & Translation in Asia’ is the theme for the 8th Asia Pacific Writers’ & Translators’ Annual Gathering in Manila, 22-25 October. Registration is open for APWT 2015 and there is a call for presentations/panels.

Both APWT members and non-members may attend. There are reduced rates for Filipino residents.

PARTICIPATING AUTHORS include Romesh GunesekeraJose DalisayCristina Pantoja Hidalgo,Merlinda BobisFrancesca Randle-ShortDavid CarlinXu XiRobin HemleyDinah RomaDai FanTim TomlinsonSally Breen, and many other established and emerging writers, translators and publishers.

APWT’s conferences are springboards to the Asian literary community and the world’s fastest growing reading markets.

The CALL for Panelists and Moderators is open until 1st September.  Proposals may be made by people who are already registered for the conference.

Discussion topics will be chosen to appeal to the broad writing community.

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