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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Rômy McCoy

Rômy McCoy is an Ilocano-Visayan and Austrian person who writes non-fiction, makes photo and video art and does social organising. They live with climate crisis induced disability. They make work across multiple life-worlds on the unceded lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation. Their praxis is currently oriented towards deep play, ritual and portal-making.

Archipelago goes live
15 June


Archipelago chronicles the shared and, sometimes, paradoxical sensibilities of folks with geographic proximities by focalising the creative relationship between two artists/collaborators of shared heritage.