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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The EWF Blog

2 May, 2019

Monash Prize 2019 shortlist

Undergraduate students have demonstrated their writing talent through poetry, short stories, works of creative non-fiction and personal essays selected for this year's Monash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing shortlist.

22 March, 2019

2018 Monash Prize Winner Aileen Westbrook

Aileen Westbrook won the 2018 Monash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing, taking home $4,000 for her story ‘Mistook’, chosen from over 340 entries. We spoke to Aileen about her winning piece and advice for 2019 applicants.