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Free access to interviews with contemporary women writers

  Oxford University Press is offering free access to interviews published in the Contemporary Women’s Writing journal. Featured authors include: Marilyn Chin Shirley Geok lin-Lim Mitsuye Yamada Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Caroline Bergvall Jhumpa Lahiri Leila Aboulela An interview with Ali … Continue reading

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Special issue of Journal of Gender Studies: Feminism, Academia, Austerity

  In September 2012, a conference at the University of Nottingham was dedicated to an exploration of the effects of austerity on gender in academia. The conference was co-organised between the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association (CWWA) and the Feminist and … Continue reading

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CWWA conference in Melbourne (July 3-5 2014) – Registration now open!

Registration for the 5th Contemporary Women’s Writing Association Conference: Contemporary Women’s Writing and Environments 3-5 July 2014 is now available online. This promises to be a very exciting conference with contributors from all over the world. One highlight is the session … Continue reading

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CWWA Conference Bursary Winners 2014

The Contemporary Women’s Writing Association is pleased to support the scholarly work of those working in contemporary women’s writing internationally. We established a competitive scheme for the award of 2 bursaries each of £750, for PhD students and Early Career … Continue reading

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Women’s Writing and Environments: extended deadline and ECR/PG bursaries

Women’s Writing and Environments: The 5th International CWWA Conference, 3-5 July 2014, Melbourne Australia ***Extended deadline for abstracts: 31st December 2013*** ****ATTENTION ECRs and POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS**** CWWA is offering two bursaries (one ECR, one postgraduate) towards travel to Melbourne or conference fees, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Contemporary Women’s Writing and Environments, 3-5 July 2014, RMIT, Monash and Deakin Universities (Melbourne, Australia)

We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the fifth biennial international conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association, hosted by RMIT, Monash and Deakin Universities (Melbourne, Australia) in July 2014. Please circulate to local lists and interested colleagues … Continue reading

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Launch of AHRC-funded Collaborative Skills Development Programme: CWWSkills

Attention all Postgraduate Research Students and Early Career Researchers: Announcing the launch of a new AHRC-funded Collaborative Skills Development Programme, tailor made for those researching in any area of Contemporary Women’s Writing!! The CWWSkills Programme comprises 6 training workshops held … Continue reading

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Contemporary Women’s Writing and Literary Prize Culture, 24th June 2013

Contemporary Women’s Writing and Literary Prize Culture Monday 24 June 2013 9.30-15.30 Leeds Metropolitan University, Northern Terrace Rooms 117 and 118 The Contemporary Women’s Writing Association and the School of Cultural Studies and Humanities at Leeds Metropolitan University invite you … Continue reading

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Conversations with Contemporary Women Writers – Maggie Butt

Unfortunately Maggie Butt’s poetry reading at Leeds Met on Thursday is CANCELLED for personal family reasons.

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CWWA Book Club

We’re delighted to announce our new venture: the CWWA bookclub. Please have a look at the link below to see a bit about the bookclub and what we will be reading over the next few months. At the moment there … Continue reading

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