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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Chloe Wilson

Chloe Wilson is the author of the short story collection Hold Your Fire, which was shortlisted for the 2022 Glenda Adams Award in the NSW Premiers Awards. She has also written two poetry collections, The Mermaid Problem and Not Fox Nor Axe.

Her work has appeared in Granta, The Iowa Review, The Kenyon Review, Australian Book Review, Best Australian Poems and Meanjin, among others. She won the 2019 Iowa Review Award for Fiction and was shortlisted for the 2017 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. She holds a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Melbourne, where she currently lives.

Thursday 16 June
10am-4pm AEST

Masterclass: Fiction

Over a full day, learn from debut authors, writers with multiple books under their belts, and the publishing pros about the different stages of fiction-writing.