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.

Enter site


Alice Pung

Alice Pung is an award-winning Australian writer. Her books include Unpolished Gem (2006), Her Father’s Daughter (2011), and the bestselling novel Laurinda (2014). She is the editor of the anthology Growing Up Asian in Australia (2008). Her latest book is the novel One Hundred Days (2021).

Thursday 16 June
10am-4pm AEST

Masterclass: Fiction

Over a full day, learn from debut authors, writers with multiple books under their belts, and the publishing pros about the different stages of fiction-writing.