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

Writing Your World

Learn from one of the best in the west, Sam van Zweden, on how to incorporate the world around you into your writing in a respectful, accurate and nuanced way. This special workshop will encourage you to look around, engage with your surroundings and strengthen the way you write about community, place and personal histories.

Join us 15 minutes early for light refreshments in the library.

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Writing Your World will be held at Braybrook Library. This is an in-person event.

Wheelchair Accessible

The venue’s front entrance is wheelchair accessible. Is connected to Braybrook to Community Hub. Staff will be present to assist patrons.

Accessible Parking

General and Accessible Parking is available on site.

Accessible Toilet

Accessible toilets available on the ground level.


Limited access to public transport. Walking distance from bus stop.

Saturday 25 June
11am-1pm AEST

Free, bookings essential

Braybrook Library
107-109 Churchill Avenue, Braybrook VIC 3019


Sam van Zweden

Sam van Zweden is a Melbourne-based writer interested in memory, food, mental health and the body.