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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Kirby Fenwick

Kirby Fenwick is a writer, researcher and audio producer living and working on unceded Wurundjeri land. She is a co-founder of Siren: A Women in Sport Collective and has written for the ABC, The Guardian, Eureka Street and more. In 2022, she completed her honours thesis on women in sports journalism in Australia. Kirby’s audio documentary, The First Friday in February was awarded the 2018 Oral History Victoria Award. In 2021, she was a participant in The Wheeler Centre’s Signal Boost program.

Tuesday 20 June, 1pm

Re-Forming the Field

Hear these sports-focused writers and artists explore pathways to sports writing, representation in sport storytelling, the creative possibilities in sport and how we can use sport to tell our stories.