Each year, around the months of May and June, the EACWP celebrates the annual Symposium. One of the institutional members of the association works as coordinador, and all the representants from each institution meet in an European city. Here you can find the information about our next Symposium and, as well, the past information about the last ones. The Symposiums are open to current members or, in some cases, supported candidates in the way to be a new member. Contact us for more information!

XIV Symposium: 2018-Brussels

The 2018 Symposium will take place in Brussels (Belgium), hosted by Creatief Schrijven. Creatief Schrijven will be the common set for performing two of our most important EACWP events: our annual symposium (September, 12 to 13) and our biennial International Pedagogical Conference (September, 14 to 16).

  • Schedule and maps
  • Call for papers for the III Conference (will be open in January 2018)
  • Registration form (will be open in March 2018)

XIII Symposium: 2017-Vienna

The 2017 Symposiumwill was celebrated in Vienna (Austria), from May the 25th to May the 28th. The host institution was schule für dichtung (vienna poetry school, sfd).

XII Symposium: 2016-Torino

The 2015 Symposium was celebrated in Torino, hosted by Scuola Holden. From September the the 21st to the 24th, Scuola Holden became the common set for performing two of our most important EACWP events: our annual symposium and our biennial International Pedagogical Conference.

XI Symposium: 2015-Madrid

The 2015 Symposium was celebrated in Madrid, hosted by Escuela de Escritores. From May the 27th to May the 31st.

X Symposium: 2014, Paris

From the 12th to the 14th of June, the EACWP celebrated in Paris its Xth symposium along with its 10th anniversary. The canddles were unanimously blown at the Marie du Xème town hall in Saint Martin and the birthday song was sung in nine different languages. The three days event was organised by both of our French institutional members: Aleph-Écriture and Ateliers d’écriture Elisabeth Bing.

IX Symposium: 2013, Orivesi

From the 30th of May to the 1st of June (2013) the EACWP celebrated the IX Symposium at the Orivesi College of Arts in Finland.

VIII Symposium: 2012, Vienna

From the 31st of May to the 2nd of June (2012) the EACWP celebrated the VII Symposium at the schule für dichtung in Austria. One of the highlights of the meeting was welcoming two new members to the Association: Les Ateliers dʼecriture Élisabeth Bing of Paris and the Creative Writing Program of Maastricht University. During the EACWP symposium, the Vienna Poetry School/schule für dichtung celebrated its creation for 20 years. More information

VII Symposium: 2011, Torino

VI Symposium: 2010, Madrid

The ENCWP VI Symposium was celebrated in Madrid, at Escuela de Escritores, from September 9th to September 11st 2010. Half of the sessions were programmed to work together and take decisions for the network organization and future projects, and the other half were dedicated to network school´s and institutions presentations about their methodologies, with the gain to know each other much better and learn from our different experiences.