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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Ren Jiang

Ren Jiang is a Chinese writer, editor, and theatre/filmmaker based on unceded Wurundjeri country. Their work has been featured by the Australian Poetry Journal, Cordite Poetry Review, the Melbourne Theatre Company, and more. They have been a poetry editor for Voiceworks, and a 2022 Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow. They are currently occupied with chasing ghosts across dreamscapes, and trying to write everything down before someone forgets.