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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Nadia Niaz

Nadia Niaz is the founding editor of the Australian Multilingual Writing Project, an online journal publishing creative work that combines multiple languages. Her poetry has appeared in Rabbit, Not Very Quiet, Peril, and other national and international publications.

Nadia received her PhD in Creative Writing and Cultural Studies from the University of Melbourne, where she teaches in the Creative Writing Program. Her creative and academic work explores multilingual creative expression, the practicalities and politics of translation, language use among third culture kids and other globally mobile cohorts, and the idea of ‘belonging’ in multiple contexts.

Wednesday 22 June
12.30-1.30pm AEST

Lunchtime Literature: Language and Writing

A celebration of language and storytelling across art forms.