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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Eunice Andrada

Eunice Andrada is a Filipina poet, educator, and organizer. Her debut poetry collection Flood Damages (Giramondo Publishing, 2018) won the Anne Elder Award and was a finalist for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Poetry and the Dame Mary Gilmore Award. Described by celebrated poet Ellen van Neerven as ‘one of the most important poetry releases in years,’ her second poetry collection TAKE CARE (Giramondo Publishing 2021) is out now. TAKE CARE is a finalist for the Stella Prize, Kenneth Slessor Prize and the NSW Premier’s Multicultural Award.