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, Lunchtime Literature & Online

Lunchtime Literature: Accessing the Industry

With an incredible air of mystery surrounding it, the literary industry can feel inaccessible and unapproachable to many. Three artists discuss those barriers and provide information and practical tips on how to access the literary industry, particularly for writers of working class and low-income backgrounds.

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, Julia Rose Bak is no longer able to attend this event.

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Accessing the Industry is a live panel event, hosted via YouTube.

Watch this event right here or on our YouTube channel 


Dan Hogan

Dan Hogan is a non-binary working class writer and public school teacher from San Remo (Awabakal and Darkinjung Country).

Jinghua Qian

Jinghua Qian has been a performance poet, a radio broadcaster, a television journalist, and an arts critic.