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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Michelle Scott Tucker

Michelle Scott Tucker is the author of Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World – a biography of the woman who established the Australian wool industry (Text Publishing 2018). Michelle is also the co-writer, with Torres Strait Islander actor and film producer Aaron Fa’Aoso, of Aaron’s memoir So Far, So Good (Pantera Publishing 2022). Michelle is a professional writer and senior consultant, with a successful career in government, business and the arts – including a stint as Executive Director of the Stella Prize. She previously served on the boards of Writers Victoria and the Mountain Writers Festival.

Friday 23 June, 12:30pm

Lunch/Break: Writing Collaboratively

Hear from writers as they discuss the ins and outs of working with one another, how it informs their practice, and how you can implement it into your own.