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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Alejandro del Castillo

Alejandro del Castillo (1987) is a Mexican writer, publisher, and translator. Founder and head editor in Revarena Publisher. Author of the novel Irineo – awarded with the International Novella Award Rosario Castellanos 2019 and published by Cuadrivio in 2021. His first book of poetry, Residencia Permanente, published by A Voz Limpia, was partially translated into the English under the title of Permanent Residency supported by the City of Melbourne Quick Arts Response Grant 2021. He recently received the Graduate Tuition Fellowship to start a PhD in Creative Writing at the Department of Hispanic Studies of the University of Houston.

Saturday 18 June
4.15pm-5.15pm AEST

Hot Off The (Small) Press

A discussion on how they did it and what they’re doing from some of our favourite indie publishers.