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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Tara Calaby

Tara Calaby lives in Gippsland, Australia with her wife and far too many books. She is currently a PhD candidate at La Trobe University, researching the social worlds of women in Victorian lunatic asylums. Tara’s writing has appeared in publications such as Strange Horizons, Galaxy’s Edge, Grimdark Magazine and Daily Science Fiction and her debut novel is due out in 2023 with Text Publishing. In her free time, she enjoys playing video games, attempting to learn Danish, and patting other people’s dogs.

Tuesday 21 June
11-12pm AEST

Finding Community in the Eye of the Storm

Join Storming the City participants from 2021 for a discussion on building a community of disabled, emerging writers during the pandemic, and how it has impacted their lives and writing.