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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Angela Altair

Journalist by trade, Bloomsbury tragic by obsession, Angela co-founded Willy Lit Fest and was its first President. Bringing the litfest to life 20 years ago indulged a lifelong passion for books and writing. She loves writers’ festivals, cryptic crosswords, belongs to a book club and likes nothing better than poring over a classic from Harold Blooms’ list while sipping a cheeky Pinot Noir. Her all-time favourite: Wuthering Heights.

Sunday 18 June, 6pm

Birthday Party!

Emerging Writers’ Festival and Williamstown Literary Festival are both turning 20, and you’re invited to their birthday party!