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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Beau Windon

Beau Windon is a neurodivergent author of Wiradjuri heritage based in Naarm. He writes genre fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry. In 2022, he won a Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing award for self-told stories and was awarded a grant from the Australia Council for the Arts. You can read Beau’s writing in various publications such as Griffith Review, Island, Archer, VICE, and Rabbit Poetry (among others). If you see him out in public, approach with caution and a choc-orange treat.