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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Tegan Webb

Tegan Webb is a writer, zine and digital art maker. Her stories and digital experiments have been published in places such as Going Down Swinging, Cordite Poetry Review and backslash lit. She has performed at and hosted workshops for events such as the Freeplay Independent Games Festival, the Emerging Writers Festival and Queensland Poetry. She still doesn’t know how to code properly and will probably never learn.

Wednesday 21 June, 9pm

Distraction & it’s (Dis)contents

In an attention economy where textual engagement is constantly subject to the news cycle, the fragment, virality and the scroll, what is it to be distracted, and what makes it compelling?