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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Christy Tan

Christy Tan has been published in Cordite Poetry Review, The Suburban Review, Australian Poetry, Runway Journal, Going Down Swinging and Peril Magazine, amongst others. She has performed at the Digital Writers’ Festival, Emerging Writers’ Festival, National Young Writers’ Festival, and Writing & Concepts Lecture Series. Christy is part of the 2020-22 Emerging Writers Program with Seventh Gallery, 2021-22 West Writers Group with Footscray Community Arts, and has a 2022 Hot Desk Fellowship at the Wheeler Centre. She lives on unceded Wurundjeri land.