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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Ishack Sonlay

Ishack Sonlay is a Writer and Community Development Practitioner from East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. He did his Master in Development Studies from the University of Melbourne (2019). As a writer, his works are mostly poetries, essays and short stories. He participated in Masyarakat Indonesia Cipta Residency (2011), Bumi Pemuda Rahayu Residency (2013), Ubud Writers and Readers Festival (2014), Liwuto Pasi Art Expedition (2014) and Salihara International Festival (2015).

Thursday 15 June, 11am

Digital Ecologies

Join these writers for an invigorating discussion about their visions for a world where the technological and the natural are simultaneously embraced.