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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Margaret Bryant

Margaret Bryant is the daughter of Betty Hood and family to Bessy Cameron (Flowers) (c.1849-1895). Betty was born 2 July 1947 in East Gippsland, Victoria, to parents Margaret Bryant and William Johnson Lewis Hood. Margaret Bryant was the third eldest daughter of Keith and Esther Bryant (née Marks). Betty grew up at the Lake Tyers Aboriginal Mission. She passed away on 16 January 2017 at 69 years of age. She was buried at the Bruthen Cemetery on the great Alpine Road in East Gippsland.

Thursday 22 June, 7:30pm

HIBERNAL: under the moon

What better way to celebrate the winter solstice than listening to powerful tales around a fire? Rug up to commune beneath the moon on the longest night of the year for a night of aural storytelling.