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 van Neerven

Ellen van Neerven is the author of three books: Heat and Light, Comfort Food and Throat, as well as the forthcoming Personal Score. Ellen’s heritage is Mununjali Yugambeh and Dutch, and they live on Turrbal land.

Friday 17 June
6-7pm AEST


How does magic infuse itself into the written word and into the lives of writers? Hear poems from a line-up of artists weaving their practices of writing and magic together.