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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Lex Hirst

Lex Hirst is the Publishing Director at Sydney-based independent publishing house, Pantera Press. A publisher of socially driven, culturally vital books, she is always on the lookout for big ideas, new voices and brilliant storytelling. Lex is also Deputy Chair of the National Young Writers’ Festival Board, having been a previous Co-Director.

Wednesday 21 June, 6pm

On Being Published

Learn about the multiple perspectives, considerations and voices that went into the telling of Sasha’s matriarchal family stories and about the rigorous, collaborative editing and publishing process.