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 Grace

Tara Grace is a writer from Melbourne. Her creative nonfiction piece ‘Perennial Bodies’ was published in issue #128 of Voiceworks in 2022. Her work explores recovery from cancer and living with a non-normative body through the lens of art. She writes essays and poetry on the body, memory, visual culture, nature, and the intersection between them. She is currently studying creative writing and sociology at the University of Melbourne.

Monday 19 June, 6:30pm

Next Big Thing

Discover new works and celebrate fresh writing talent in a special Emerging Writers’ Festival edition of the Wheeler Centre’s much-loved Next Big Thing readings series.