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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Hau Latukefu

Hau Latukefu is one of the pioneers of Australian hip hop. One half of the iconic rap group Koolism, he went on to have tremendous success as a solo artist as well as becoming the longest-serving host of triple j’s hip hop show – a role he’s still in today. Now working with emerging artists through his imprint of Sony Music, Forever Ever Records, Hau has remained a central part of Australia’s music scene for the best part of two decades.

Friday 23 June, 2PM

I Got A Story To Tell: Hip-Hop & Literature

2023 marks Hip-Hop’s 50th anniversary of international recognition. Join these artists for a deeply compelling conversation about the ties between music, culture and literature.