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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Genevieve Novak

Genevieve Novak is a writer from Melbourne. She writes romantic comedies, content, and really long text messages. While studying creative writing at the University of Adelaide, she wrote essays, fiction, and film and music reviews for student magazine On Dit. She has worked as a copywriter, social media manager, and producer at various marketing agencies and public and private sector organisations in Adelaide, Sydney, and Melbourne. Genevieve loves croissants, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joni Mitchell, stories about complicated women and female friendships, and her dog, Viktor. She always has dog hair on her clothes. She hates being called Gen and has been on a lot of bad dates.

Monday 20 June
6.30-7.30pm AEST

The Next Big Thing: 2022 Emerging Writers’ Festival edition

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Come join us at the Moat as we spotlight exciting new writers to watch, at our annual Emerging Writers’ Festival edition of Next Big Thing.