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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Alaina Gougoulis

Alaina Gougoulis is a senior editor at Text Publishing. She has worked on books by Jennifer Down, Gail Jones, Ellena Savage, Davina Bell, Kavita Bedford, among many others; her international acquisitions include books by Janet Malcolm, Eula Biss, Lucy Ellmann, Ling Ma and Ta-Nehisi Coates. She lives in Melbourne.

Saturday 18 June
3-5.15pm AEST

Pitch It!

Sign up to this event to have the chance to deliver a practice five-minute, online, one-on-one pitch with a literary industry professional. These publishers, editors and literary agents are always on the lookout for new and exciting voices, so give it a go!