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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Mason Soto

Mason Soto was born and raised in Oklahoma, and now lives and creates in Atlanta, Georgia. Her writing is inspired by New Narrative writers, abolitionists, landscapes of the American South, and the poetry of her lovers. Her latest collection of poetry is about work in trans pornography. She holds writing workshops and publishes various collaborative ephemera for the movement to defend Weelaunee Forest.

Thursday 22 June, 11am AEST

AI: T/truth

In this pre-recorded panel, three trans/queer writers discuss the complex connections between Truth, genre, and identity within their own work. Combining theory, genre-bending experimentation, and the mundane absurdity of their everyday lives, these writers consider the intersections of form and content along lines of race and gender, and talk about how these relationships effect their […]