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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Hazem Hamouda

Hazem Hamouda is a Muslim, an Egyptian and an Australian. A former I.T consultant, Hazem was arbitrarily arrested and imprisoned in Egypt in 2018. His plight was covered by various media outlets, including Channel 10’s The Project, SBS and The ABC. Based in Meanjin (Brisbane), he teaches Arabic at a local community centre, and lives with his family and a couple of backyard chickens.

Thursday 22 June, 6pm

On Intergenerational Stories

In this conversation between father and daughter, the two writers discuss the intergenerational approach to their co-written book, The Shape of Dust.