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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Jessica Obersby

Jessica is an emerging writer who believes stories have the power to change people’s lives. She works as the Writeability Program Manager for Writers Victoria. Jessica is a graduate of the RMIT Professional Writing and Editing program and in 2019 was awarded a Writers Victoria Writeability Fellowship. Her work in progress is YA speculative fiction with a protagonist exploring where disability fits into her identity.