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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Jess Ho

Jess Ho is a freelance writer, journalist and critic. They were previously the food and drink editor of Time Out Melbourne. They have also been published in Food Service Magazine, Time and Tide, Eater, The Guardian, The Age Spectrum, The Financial Review, Good Weekend, Frankie Magazine, SBS, The Big Issue and have contributed to a number of restaurant guides and cookbooks in Melbourne. They have worked on podcasts for 7am and BBC, and is the host and producer of Bad Taste. Raised by Wolves is their first book.