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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Grace Yee

Grace Yee’s poetry has been widely published and anthologised across Australia and internationally, and has been awarded the Patricia Hackett Prize, the Peter Steele Poetry Award, a Creative Fellowship at the State Library Victoria, and grants from Creative Victoria and the Australia Council for the Arts. Grace has taught in the Writing and Literature Program at Deakin University, and in the Creative Writing Program at The University of Melbourne, where she completed a PhD on settler Chinese women’s storytelling in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Monday 19 June, 6:30pm

Next Big Thing

Discover new works and celebrate fresh writing talent in a special Emerging Writers’ Festival edition of the Wheeler Centre’s much-loved Next Big Thing readings series.