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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Mia-Francesca Jones

Mia-Francesca Jones is a writer and researcher living on Dja Dja Wurrung Country. Her writing has been listed for the Richell Prize, the Overland VU Short Story Prize and the Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. She is the recipient of a Regional Arts Victoria Sustaining Creative Workers Grant, a City of Greater Bendigo Creative Recovery Residency, a matched funding boost from the Australian Cultural Fund, and a number of grants from JCU and RMIT University. She was a participant in Express Media’s Toolkits: Digital Storytelling, and is currently undertaking a PhD in creative writing and ecocriticism

Saturday 17 June, 3pm

The Grant Scheme of Things

A session all about grants and funding for writers – do they exist, how do you get one, and what do you do once you do have one?