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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Karlie Noon

Ms Karlie Noon is a Gamilaraay astrophysicist with over a decade of experience in science communication. She has extensive experience in Indigenous heritage and STEM education programs for universities, community organisations and government agencies. Karlie is co-author of the award-winning First Knowledges- Sky Country book and is currently undertaking a PhD in astronomy and astrophysics at ANU.


EWF X Chicken Salt Baes

Tune in to experience the Chicken Salt Baes, an all-Indigenous Dungeons & Dragons adventuring party, on the next installment of their epic adventure as part of EWF23!