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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Jenny Hickinbotham

Jenny Hickinbotham is a writer of poetry, song, fiction, academic articles; Jenny performs her creativity. Jenny lives with mental health and neuroscience-divers challenges, resulting from childhood abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence. Jenny’s has worked as a consumer consultant, hearing voices group facilitator, loving this work. Jenny’s received support from social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists to mixed and often ambiguous effect.

Thursday 23 June
7.30-8.30pm AEST

EWF X Schizy Inc: Gnarly Writers

Gnarly Writers celebrates storytellers who’ve been in the public mental health system for decades.