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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Shu-Ling Chua

Shu-Ling Chua is a Melbourne-based essayist, critic and poet. Her debut essay collection, Echoes, jointly won the 2021 Small Press Network Book of the Year Award. She is interested in image, femininity, memory, interiors, and the blurry boundaries between private and public.

Saturday 25 June
8pm-late AEST

Closing Night: Lie to Me

Farewell the festival for another year with a night of interactive readings.