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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Professional Development & Writers' Night School

Writers’ Night School: Writing Family

The people around us can be an integral part of our own stories, but it’s difficult to respectfully write their lives and details in a way that everyone is comfortable with. How do you navigate the precarity of writing an expansive life within the context of family and history? Join Elfy Scott, author of The One Thing We’ve Never Spoken About as she unpacks different approaches to writing our personal peripheries.


Wheelchair, Service Animal, Quiet Room (Reception/Level 3 Library), Hearing Loop, Accessible toilets

Tuesday 20 June, 6:30pm

The Wheeler Centre
Workshop Space Level 4, 176 Lt Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000, VIC


Elfy Scott

Elfy Scott is an award-winning journalist, podcaster and presenter working in Sydney.