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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Sophie Tegan Gardiner

Sophie Tegan Gardiner is a writer and editor originally from Aotearoa. Their work has previously been published in The Suburban Review, Going Down Swinging and Meanjin, among others. They were a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow for 2022, and are an online editor at Going Down Swinging.