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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Vuma Phiri

Vuma Phiri engages with the stories around her as a form of entertainment, learning and to gain empathy. Vuma can be found on her Instagram account, @diaspora_reader, sharing reviews and recommendations for books. Vuma also created @afroheritagebookclub at the Centre for Stories to bring other avid readers alongside her to learn and share the works of Africa’s finest writers. Her writing has been published in Black Ballad UK, SBS Voices, and in the Centre for Stories anthology, Under the Paving Stones, the Beach.

Friday, 23 June, 5:30pm AWST

On Zoom

EWF X Centre for Stories: AfroHeritage Book Club

Come along to this online iteration of the June Book Club, for a discussion of People Person by Candice Carty-Williams.