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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Digital Ecologies

On the surface, nature and technology appear antithetical. It seems in our everyday lives, just as we immerse ourselves in one, a craving for the other emerges. But what about those moments when the two converge harmoniously? What kinds of spaces need both? Join these writers for an invigorating discussion about their visions for a world where the technological and the natural are simultaneously embraced.

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Elizabeth Bourke

Elizabeth Bourke (she/her) is a young writer living on unceded Dharawal land.

Zowie Douglas-Kinghorn

Zowie Douglas-Kinghorn is a writer living in Tasmania.

Jazz Money

Jazz Money is a Wiradjuri poet and artist based on Gadigal land, Sydney.

Ishack Sonlay

Ishack Sonlay is a Writer and Community Development Practitioner from East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia.