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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Establishing a Sustainable Practice

When you’re starting out as a writer, it can seem like there are a lot of things you’re just expected to simply know. So, how exactly do you earn money as a writer? How can you set up a regular time to write? Do you have to pay tax on your income? How much should you put aside for your super and how the hell does one write an invoice? This panel will be where to find out all the habits that make up a viable professional practice.


Adolfo Aranjuez

Adolfo Aranjuez is an editor, writer, speaker and dancer.

Isobel Beech

Isobel Beech is a writer and editor living on Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung land.

Sarah Walker

Sarah Walker is a writer, artist and photographed based in Naarm/Melbourne.