Jacqui Wright i(17 works by) (a.k.a. Jacqueline Wright)
Born: Established: 1963 Corryong, Tallangatta - Corryong area, North East Victoria, Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
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Jacqueline Wright has worked as a linguist and teacher in Aboriginal communities. She was also a Maj Monologue Finalist. The monologue, Greed, was performed at His Majesty's Theatre, Perth as part of the Brainbox project. Jacqueline Wright has also undertaken an internship with Magabala Books


'On Whose Authority with Melissa Lucashenko, Jacqueline Wright and Dr Anita Heiss.', presenter Rhianna Patrick on Speaking Out, ABC Local, website, Sunday 22 September 2013.

Awards for Works

Red Dirt Talking 2010 single work novel

'It's build-up time in the north-western town of Ransom, just before the big wet, when people go off the rails.

'In the midst of a bitter custody battle, an eight year old girl goes missing.

'Annie, an anthropology graduate fresh from the city, is determined to uncover the mystery of the child's disappearance.

'As Annie searches for the truth beneath the township's wild speculations, she finds herself increasingly drawn towards Mick Hooper, a muscly, seemingly laid-back bloke with secrets of his own.' (From the publisher's website.)

2013 longlisted Miles Franklin Literary Award
2013 longlisted Kibble Literary Awards Nita May Dobbie Award
2010 winner T. A. G. Hungerford Award Won with the title 'The Telling'.
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