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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Performance & Special Event

Closing Night: Lie to Me

Farewell the festival for another year with a night of interactive readings. As some of our favourite writers share stories, you are invited to guess who is speaking the truth, and who is spinning a web of pure fiction. Will you uncover what is real, or will it all remain a mystery? Who’s to say? Afterwards, join us on the dancefloor as we celebrate the final festival night with a live DJ and our best moves.

Hosted by Nikki Viveca


Presented in partnership with:


Accessibility

Closing Night: Lie to Me is an in-person event and will be held at Brunswick Mechanics Institute. From 9:30pm, it will be a free entry event for patrons to celebrate and enjoy great entertainment.

Auslan Interpretation

This event will be Auslan Interpreted. Reserved seating available for best vision of the interpreters.  

Wheelchair Accessible

The venue is wheelchair accessible. Accessible entry is via the front door on Sydney Rd, which has a ramp.

Accessible Toilet

There is gender neutral and wheelchair accessible bathrooms available.  

Parking

Two accessible parking spaces are located at the corner of David St and Glenlyon Rd, and another two located on Glenlyon Rd, in front of the Brunswick Community Health Centre.  

Relaxation Area

Relaxation Area is available in the Foyer Space opposite the bar. Studio room 1 will be available as quiet area, please ask our friendly staff for assistance. 

More Information: https://nextwave.org.au/about/accessibility/visiting-brunswick-mechanics

Saturday 25 June
8pm-late AEST

$21 / $16 concession

Doors open at 7:30pm
Free from 9:30pm


Brunswick Mechanics Institute
270 Sydney Road, Brunswick 3056

Featuring...

Shu-Ling Chua

Shu-Ling Chua is a Melbourne-based essayist, critic and poet.

Paige Clark

Paige Clark is a Chinese/American/Australian fiction writer, researcher and teacher.

Paul Dalla Rosa

Paul Dalla Rosa is the author of An Exciting and Vivid Inner Life.

Francis Hadid

Francis Hadid is a community carer, working predominantly with children and food.

Mia Nie

Mia Nie is a Chinese-Australian comic artist, zine-maker, and award-nominated ex-poet.

Nikki Viveca

Nikki Viveca is a multidisciplinary artist whose work encompasses poetry, standup comedy, theatre, improv and burlesque.