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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Ryan Gustafsson

Ryan Gustafsson is a writer and researcher who lives and works on Wurundjeri land. Their creative writing explores themes including knowledge, embodiment, and loss, and has appeared in Island Magazine, Bent Street, and Peril Magazine. They are co-founder of the Philosophies of Difference group and the Korean Adoptee Adoption Research Network, and co-host the podcast Adopted Feels.