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Jazz Money Jazz Money i(13194030 works by)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Wiradjuri
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Writer film-maker and educator of Wiradjuri and European heritage. After a period travelling across America, Asia, Europe, and Australia working in education and facilitating Indigenous ways of knowing, she settled in Sydney (on the sovereign lands of the Eora Nation).

Source: Nakata Brophy Prize (2018).

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon How to Make a Basket St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2021 21861313 2021 selected work poetry

'A powerful and lyrical collection of poetry by the winner of the 2020 David Unaipon Award.

'the end of the world was marked with beautiful light we should have known

'Simmering with protest and boundless love, Jazz Money's David Unaipon Award-winning collection, how to make a basket, examines the tensions of living in the Australian colony today. By turns scathing, funny and lyrical, Money uses her poetry as an extension of protest against the violence of the colonial state, and as a celebration of Blak and queer love. Deeply personal and fiercely political, these poems attempt to remember, revision and re-voice history.

'Writing in both Wiradjuri and English language, Money explores how places and bodies hold memories, and the ways our ancestors walk with us, speak through us and wait for us.' (Publication summary)

2020 winner Queensland Literary Awards Unpublished Indigenous Writer : David Unaipon Award As 'The Space Between the Paperbark'.
Bila, a River Cycle i "this is what became of the river", 2021 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , January–February no. 428 2021; (p. 26-27)
'this is what became of the river
who rose up
            and called them-self human'
2021 shortlisted Peter Porter Poetry Prize
As We Attack i "as we attack", 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meniscus , November vol. 6 no. 2 2018; (p. 128-129)
2018 winner University of Canberra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Poetry Prize
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