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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Sharon Zhang

Sharon Zhang is an Asian-Australian, Melbourne-based poet and author. Her work has been recognised by HAD, GASHER, Rust + Moth, and elsewhere. She is a mentee at Ellipsis Writing and an editor at Polyphony Lit. She is a 2022 Foyle Young Poet of the year and the author of forthcoming chapbook mother bird (Fifth Wheel Press 2023). Find her on Instagram and Twitter, on her website, or guest-starring on the Truman Show.

Saturday 17 June, 7pm

Voiceworks #129 ‘Static’ Launch Party

Voiceworks #129 themed ‘Static’ is launching at the Emerging Writers Festival. Celebrate their new issue and hear from some of its amazing contributors.