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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Asiel Adan Sanchez

Asiel Adan Sanchez is a certified chingona living in Naarm. Born and raised in Mexico, their work is an attempt to reconcile culture, race, gender and sexuality. Their poetry has been described as “Octavio Paz, but make it ho”- it can be found in Cordite Poetry Review, Rabbit Poetry, Australian Multilingual Writing Project and Archer Magazine, amongst others. Their first poetry collection, m/ /otherland, is published through Revarena Ediciones.

Wednesday 22 June
12.30-1.30pm AEST

Lunchtime Literature: Language and Writing

A celebration of language and storytelling across art forms.