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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Eda Gunaydin

Eda Gunaydin is a Turkish-Australian essayist whose writing explores class, race, diaspora and Western Sydney. Her essays have appeared in The Sydney Review of Books, Meanjin, The Age, and elsewhere. Her debut essay collection Root & Branch (NewSouth Publishing) was published in 2022, and won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction.

Friday 16 June, 10am

Masterclass: Memoir

A masterclass all about memoir. From reading it to writing it!