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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Bella Li

Bella Li is the author of Argosy (2017), Lost Lake (2018), and Theory of Colours (2021), published with Vagabond Press. Her work has won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Poetry, the NSW Premier’s Literary Award for Poetry, and the Australian Book Designers’ Association Award for Best Designed Independent Book; and has been shortlisted or commended in the Judith Wright Calanthe Award, the Anne Elder Award, and the Wesley Michel Wright Prize. She holds a PhD from The University of Melbourne.

[Author photo credit: Leah Jing McIntosh]