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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Hannah Winspear-Schillings

Hannah Winspear-Schillings is Melbourne-based writer, having previously been published in Farrago, Concrete, and Forge & Flint. Her theatre writing credits include The Breaths In Between (Eleven O’Clock Theatre, 2022), and facet (Floor Work, 2020). She has a keen interest in Victorian literature, nineteenth-century psychology, neurodivergence, and the Gothic. She has previously worked in autism research with the Autism Cooperative Research Centre (AutismCRC). She also holds an honours degree from the University of Melbourne, with her thesis focused on interpretive methods for reading Edgar Allan Poe’s characters as autistic.

Friday 23 June, 11AM

Writeability: Self-told Stories

This panel features writers who have lived experience of disability reflecting on writing today.