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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J Eh Kaw Thaw Saw

J Saw is a emerging writer who resides in Boorloo. He writes to stir wonder and awe and imagination exploring everything from the feared and the shrewd to the cherished and the loved. If you were to ask J to choose a superpower of his liking, he’d choose the power of writing. He believes writing is a vessel to anywhere and everywhere.

Monday 19 June, 6pm AWST

Green Leaves

What happens when the national book tours and thick royalty cheques don’t quite materialise? Join us to find out.