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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Nina Mingya Powles

Nina Mingya Powles is a writer, zinemaker and librarian from Aotearoa, currently living in London. Her poetry collection Magnolia 木蘭 (2020) was a finalist in the Ockham Book Awards and the Forward Prize. She is also the author of several zines and pamphlets, as well as a food memoir, Tiny Moons (2020) and a collection of essays, Small Bodies of Water (2021). She is a 2022 poetry pamphlet selector for the Poetry Book Society.

Playlist: Haunt

The third instalment of our popular Playlist project, featuring writers penning pieces about songs that mean something to them, accompanied by an EWF playlist.