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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The Sun, The Moon, The Stars

Cosmology is a source of wonder and this group of emerging and established First Nations writers have summoned up their writing magic to share stories of the Sun, the Moon and the Stars in diverse forms.

This event is presented in partnership with Blak & Bright and Arts Centre Melbourne.

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Wheelchair, service animal, accessible toilets, onsite paid parking bay.

Need help getting to the venue? Please refer to a wayfinding video uploaded to EWF Youtube Channel via St Kilda Road. Click here to view

Thursday 15 June, 7pm

Arts Centre Melbourne, The Channel
Performance Space in The Channel is around the corner of Hamer Hall.
St Kilda Road Terrace, Southbank VIC 3006


Monique Grbec

Monique Grbec is a writer, critic and text-based multidisciplinary artist.

Clint Lingard

Emerging Writer Murri Man originally from regional Queensland (FNQ) but living on/off in Melbourne since 2021. Poems, short stories, song lyrics, academic writings

Brodie Murray

Brodie is a Wamba Wamba playwright and performer.

Tamala Shelton

Tamala Shelton is a proud Bundjalung and Lama Lama actor, audiobook narrator, writer and spoken word artist based in Naarm (Melbourne).

Zerene Jaadwa

Zerene is a proud Wutyubaluk Woman living and working on Wada Wurrung Country in Ballaarat.