Exit Interview: Izzy Roberts-Orr, Emerging Writers’ Festival

After leaving her role as AD of Emerging Writers' Festival, Roberts-Orr reflects on her career highlights and the next challenge.

In the three years she has served as Artistic Director of Emerging Writers Festival (EWF), Izzy Roberts-Orr has delivered not only three successful EWF programs, but also three iterations of the Digital Writers’ Festival (DWF) which she programmed in 2017-2019.

Roberts-Orr also developed the organisations four-year strategic plan which will determine EWF’s future direction. It’s a legacy she is proud will continue after her departure.

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Brooke Boland
About the Author
Brooke Boland is a freelance writer based on the South Coast of NSW. She has a PhD in literature from the University of NSW. You can find her on Instagram @southcoastwriter.