Thursday 15 June 2023, 7 to 8pm @ The Channel, Arts Centre Melbourne
Cosmology is a source of wonder and this group of emerging and established First Nations writers have summoned up their writing magic to share stories of the Sun, the Moon and the Stars. With Tamala Shelton, Brodie Murray, Zerene Webster, Monique Grbec and Clint Lingard.
EWF is one of Australia’s most established and well-respected literary festivals. Developing, nurturing and promoting Australia’s new writing talent, they create platforms for connecting writing communities and their audiences.Through the flagship festival in Naarm and an annual program of events, EWF provides opportunities for emerging writers to develop professionally, and supports them to engage new and larger audiences. They are a place where creativity and innovation are celebrated, where new talent is nurtured and where diverse voices from across Australia are represented.
EWF 2023 Ambassador: DEBRA DANK!
Debra Dank is a Gudanji/Wakaja woman and has worked in teaching and learning for many years – a gift given through the hard work of her parents. She continues to experience the privilege of living with Country and with family. Her nonfiction book, We Come With This Place, has been shortlisted for the 2023 Stella Prize and many other awards.
As one of four EWF festival 2023 Ambassadors, Debra Dank is part of the National Writers’ Conference on Saturday, 17 June 2023. The conference is the fully digital centrepiece event of the Emerging Writers’ Festival. Alongside four other Ambassadors, Debra will present at this day of writing and conversation where emerging writers nationwide can develop their skills, hear from leaders in the field, and forge connections within the industry, held entirely over Zoom.