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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Georgie Fehringer

Georgie Fehringer is an MFA candidate at the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program, an Iowa Arts Fellow, and the Emerging Writers Festival Writer-in-Residence 2022. They are a reviewer for Publisher’s Weekly and their writing has appeared in Black Warrior Review, The Chicago Review of Books, The Rumpus, The Cleveland Review of Books, TIMBER, and The Amistad, among others. They live in Iowa City with their (very) clumsy cat Mushu.

Thursday 22 June, 11am AEST

AI: T/truth

In this pre-recorded panel, three trans/queer writers discuss the complex connections between Truth, genre, and identity within their own work. Combining theory, genre-bending experimentation, and the mundane absurdity of their everyday lives, these writers consider the intersections of form and content along lines of race and gender, and talk about how these relationships effect their […]