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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Sarah Walker

Sarah Walker is a writer, artist and photographed based in Naarm/Melbourne. She makes work about anxiety, control and intimacy, and uses humour and expanded narrative forms to unpack tricky feelings around death and disaster. Her essay collection The First Time I Thought I Was Dying was published by UQP and won the 2021 Quentin Bryce Award.