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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Jeanine Leane

Jeanine Leane is a Wiradjuri writer, poet and academic from southwest New South Wales. Her poetry and short stories have been published in Hecate: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Women’s Liberation, The Journal for the Association European Studies of Australia, Australian Poetry Journal, Antipodes, Overland and the Australian Book Review. In 2020 Jeanine edited Guwayu – for all times – commissioned by Red Room Poetry and published by Magabala Books. She was the 2021 recipient of the School of Literature Art and Media Poetry Prize University of Sydney; and runner up in the Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest.