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 non-binary writer based in Naarm/Melbourne. Born and raised in Mexico, their work explores the intricacies of race, culture, gender and sexuality. Asiel’s writing has appeared in Australian Poetry Journal, Cordite Poetry Review, Rabbit Poetry, Voiceworks Magazine, and Australian Multilingual Writing Project, among others. Their first poetry collection, m/ /otherland, is published through Revarena Ediciones and was highly commended for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards and The International Latino Book Awards.