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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Ellen O’Brien

Ellen is a Guringai (Garigal/Walkeloa) writer and editor living on Bidjigal land. Ellen is the Program Officer for the Writing Zone, and Editor-in-Residence at the Faber Writing Academy at Allen & Unwin. Ellen’s poetry and prose has been published in Sydney Review of Books, Meanjin, Overland, Cordite and Rabbit.