In the eighth of this series of interviews, Anita speaks to Ellen van Neerven.
Ellen van Neerven (also known as Ellen van Neerven-Currie) is currently an editor for the black+write! editing project at the State LIbrary of Queensland, which partners with Magabala Books. In 2013 she won the David Unaipon Award for an unpublished Indigenous manuscript for her novel Heat and Light. She was also shortlisted at the same time for a second novel entitled Hard.