About the Emerging Writers’ Festival

The Emerging Writers’ Festival is a not-for-profit organisation whose foundations are built on supporting emerging writers. We are a place where creativity and innovation are celebrated, where new talent is nurtured and where diverse voices from across Australia are represented.

The 2017 Emerging Writers’ Festival runs from Wednesday 14 June – Friday 23 June.

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR / CO-CEO

Izzy Roberts-Orr

GENERAL MANAGER / CO-CEO

Will Dawson

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Linh Nguyen

PROGRAM PRODUCER

Hiroki Kobayashi

PROGRAM & DIGITAL PRODUCER

Katie Wilkins

MARKETING & PUBLICITY COORDINATOR

Bella Arnott-Hoare

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Georgia Symons

WEBSITE DEVELOPER

Fine Thought

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Loupe Studio

CREATIVE PRODUCERS

Nicole McKenzie
Linh Nguyen
Tish Parrish
Jennifer Nguyen
Catherine Treloar
Eleanor Boydell

CREATIVE PRODUCERS (DIGITAL WRITERS’ FESTIVAL)

Steven Finch (WA)
Samantha Glennie (QLD)
Misty McPhail (NSW)

EMERGING WRITERS’ FESTIVAL BOARD

Craig Semple (Chair)
Erica Chan (Secretary)
Sandra Stoklossa (Treasurer)
Cate Blake
Tim Fisher
Kirsten Freeman
Andrea Spencer

PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Each year the EWF works with a small group of writers and industry professionals with strong local and national networks to develop the festival program. The 2018 Program Advisory Committee is:

Andy Butler
Jax Jacki Brown
Kat Clarke
Bronte Coates
Hannah Donnelly
Dr Melinda Harvey
Khalid Warsame

PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE (DIGITAL WRITERS’ FESTIVAL)

Kim Allom
Susie Anderson
Zoya Patel
Connor Thomas O’Brien

SUPPORTERS

We thank our generous supporters.

CONTACT

IN WRITING

PO Box 21251
Little Lonsdale St
Melbourne VIC 8011

PHONE

+(613) 9094 7839

OFFICE

We are located in the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing & Ideas.

EMAIL

You can also reach us via email here.

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