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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Free & Special Event

Faber Anthology Launch

Get on down to The Moat for the launch of the Faber Writing Anthology, featuring Melbourne’s Writing a Novel students, and hosted by novelists and tutors Miles Allinson and Emily Bitto. The Anthology features a wide range of excerpts from novels-in-progress, each of which creates an intriguing and often magical world for readers to explore.

This event is presented by Faber Writing Academy at Allen & Unwin.

Limited space – bookings essential

Presented in partnership with Faber Writing Academy at Allen & Unwin and The Moat.

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Saturday 17 June, 4pm

The Moat
176 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000


Miles Allinson

Miles Allinson is a writer, teacher and bookseller living on Wurundjeri Country.

Emily Bitto

Emily Bitto is an award-winning writer of fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

Ellen O’Brien

Ellen is a Guringai (Garigal/Walkeloa) writer and editor living on Bidjigal land.