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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Laura McPhee-Browne

Laura McPhee-Browne is a writer, social worker and counsellor living in Melbourne, on Wurundjeri land. Their short stories have been published widely in Australia. Cherry Beach 2020), their first novel, won a NSW Premier’s Literary Award. Their second novel, Little Plum, was published by Text Publishing in February 2023. They are currently working on their third novel, Lacey.