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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Francis Hadid

Francis Hadid is a community carer, working predominantly with children and food. Venezuelan-born Syrian, they currently live, play, and learn on unceded Wurundjeri land. Their practice focuses on strengthening cultural competence and confidence around the dinner table. Their most recent work can be found on @qamar.gif

Saturday 25 June
8pm-late AEST

Closing Night: Lie to Me

Farewell the festival for another year with a night of interactive readings.