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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Exhibition, Online & Project

Wayward Trance

In this digital comics exhibition, six artists use illustration to zoom in on details, both remembered and imagined, marking geologies, mysticisms, repetitions and fragility. Through comics, they interface the relating and displacing of the self in place, time, and in relation to the other.

Wednesday 14 June – Saturday 24 June

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Mia Nie

Mia Nie is a Chinese-Australian comic artist, essayist, illustrator, zine-maker and award-nominated ex-poet living on unceded Wurundjeri country.

Helena Pantsis

Helena Pantsis (she/they) is a writer, student, burgeoning editor, and artist from Naarm.

Cecile Richard

Cécile Richard makes cool things on the computer, including award-winning short games novena, ENDLESS SCROLL, and UNDER A STAR CALLED SUN.

Charles Roper

Charles Roper is a writer of experimental non-fiction and comedy from Canberra.

Kitman Yeung

Kitman Yeung is an artist with origins wavering in the grey in-between zone of self-empowered Chinese roots and the colonised Australian histories.

Mek Yimam

Mek Yimam is a writer, poet and editor.