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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Michael Sun

Michael Sun is a critic and essayist based on Gadigal land / Sydney who loves beautiful dogs and ugly fonts. He currently works in features, culture, and lifestyle at Guardian Australia, where he also co-hosts the internet culture podcast Saved for Later. His work – which revolves around the intersections between memory, technology, and queer and pop culture – has been published in The Monthly, Sydney Review of Books, ABC Arts, The Age, Vice, Overland, and many more. In his spare time, he gasbags on FBi Radio.

Saturday 18 June
4.15-5.15pm AEST

Critics’ Corner

These writers look at the role of the critic, how to engage with works thoroughly and thoughtfully, and the implications and impacts of cultural criticism.