Welcome to the Contemporary Women’s Writing Network

CWWN invites colleagues with academic interests in contemporary women’s writing in all genres to join this Network. ‘Contemporary’ is roughly defined as post-1970. We welcome input from academics, post-graduate students, writers and performers, publishers and reading groups. CWWN is a Special Interest Group of the English Association.

Aims of CWWN:

  • to act as an international focus for this exciting and expanding area of contemporary writing
  • to encourage the academic study of contemporary women’s writing and its interdisciplinary focus
  • to host a biennial conference in contemporary women’s writing
  • to enable links between academics, writers and publishers
  • to facilitate online contacts and information sharing
  • to act as a resource for postgraduate students