The Emerging Writers’ Festival work, learn and play largely on the land of the Kulin nation, and pay our respects to their Elders, past and present.

EWF celebrates the history and creativity of the world’s oldest living culture.

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The EWF Blog

22 April, 2016

Festival Launch Artist: Brodie Lancaster

"All those in-between moments of limbo I’ve had in my life—times when I decided to move across the world or cut ties with someone or start (or quit) a big project—present that opportunity to either succeed or fail spectacularly. The decisions w...

14 April, 2016

Program Launch artist: Rajith Savanadasa

"I think ambition and failure are more closely related than we tend to realise. You pretty much can’t have one without the other. When I look back at some of my (many) failures, they’ve occurred because of ambition, but then I’ve picked myself...