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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    Special thanks to Writing & Publishing in the Schools of Media and Communication and Vocational Design and Social Context at RMIT for supporting our festival volunteers in 2022