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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Anna Zobel

Anna Zobel is an author, illustrator and teacher from Melbourne. Her middle-grade series Little Gem was a CBCA Notable in 2022, and was also shortlisted for the Readings Prize. She is the illustrator of several books including Who’s Your Real Mum?, which made the CBCA Shortlist and was chosen for the eminent White Raven Award in Europe. Her new book This Camp is Doomed will be released in August 2023.

Friday June 16, 12:30pm

Lunch/Break: Writing for Children & Parents

In this discussion, writers will explore the diverse terrain of children’s literature and underscore the importance of creating inclusive and representative fictional worlds.