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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Susie Anderson

Susie Anderson is a writer of Wergaia/Wemba Wemba and British descent living on Boon Wurrung land. The tension between Indigenous and colonial narratives is explored in her writing about art, place and memory. Her poetry and nonfiction has appeared in many publications online and in print. She is a 2021 Black&Write! Fellow, was runner up in the 2018 Overland Poetry Prize and awarded the inaugural Emerging Writers Fellowship at State Library Victoria. In 2020 she edited the online journal Tell Me Like You Mean it Volume 4 for Australia Poetry and Cordite Poetry Review.

Thursday 23 June
12.30-1.30pm AEST

Lunchtime Literature: Writing Country

First Nations writers come together to talk about writing Country.