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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Artist

Sam van Zweden

Sam van Zweden is a Melbourne-based writer interested in memory, food, mental health and the body. Her writing has been published widely, including in the Saturday Paper, the Guardian, ABC Life, Meanjin, and The Sydney Review of Books. Her debut book, Eating with my Mouth Open, won the 2019 KYD Unpublished Manuscript Award, and is available now.

Saturday 25 June
11am-1pm AEST

Writing Your World

Learn from one of the best in the west, Sam van Zweden, on how to incorporate the world you live in, into your writing in a respectful, accurate and nuanced way.