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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Helena Pantsis

Helena Pantsis (she/they) is a writer, student, burgeoning editor, and artist from Naarm, Australia. A student of creative writing, they have a fond appreciation for the gritty, the dark, and the experimental.

Wednesday 14 June – Saturday 24 June

Wayward Trance

Six artists use illustration to zoom in on details, both remembered and imagined, marking geologies, mysticisms, repetitions and fragility.