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 & Workshop

nex/us: a gathering 

nexus: a connection or series of connections linking two or more things. for example, a nexus of theories or relationships. 

For the final morning of EWF, First Nations artists and artists of colour are invited to join in a closed space for connection and creativity. Enjoy some light movement and breathwork exercises, followed by specially curated writing prompts. Come in your comfiest clothes, sip on a uniquely crafted tea blend, join a gentle meditation session and connect with fellow writers and storytellers in the beautiful West Space gallery. 

Please bring a yoga mat, a mug, a journal & a pen to this session.


nex/us: a gathering will be held at West Space in Collingwood Yards. This is an in-person workshop event. 

Wheelchair Accessible

The venue is on a first floor level building. Accessible via wheelchair access lift and stairway.

Accessible Toilet

Gender neutral and accessible bathrooms including change room.

Relaxation Area

Relaxation area available.

Kitchen use

Communal kitchen available for use.

More information: visit Collingwood Yard’s Access Page



Saturday 25 June
10.30am-12pm AEST

Free, bookings required

West Space
30a Perry Street
Collingwood, VIC


aminata diallo

aminata (pronoun is ami) is a yoga teacher and embodiment practitioner.

Rhoda Makur

Rhoda Nyakor Makur is an unapologetic South Sudanese multidisciplinary artist living on Wurundjeri country.