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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Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a Sudanese-Australian writer, broadcaster, and award-winning social advocate. One of the 2020 LinkedIn Changemakers, Yassmin is a globally sought-after advisor on issues of social justice, focused on race, gender and faith. She has travelled to 24 countries delivering keynotes on inclusive leadership, tackling unconscious bias and achieving substantive change. Yassmin has published a memoir and two fiction novels with Penguin Random House and has several screenwriting projects in development. Her social and current affairs commentary has appeared in TIME, The Guardian and Teen Vogue and she is a regular on the BBC, Aljazeera, TRT and Monocle 24.