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In the fifteenth of this series of interviews, Anita speaks to Kate Howarth.

Kate Howarth is the award-winning author of Ten Hail Marys: A Memoir, in which she vividly recounts her early years growing up in Sydney’s inner city, western suburbs and far western New South Wales. Kate identifies with the Wonnarua people of the Hunter Valley, through her Granny, ‘Lizzy’ Harriet Higgins (nee Wood) and the Wiradjuri people of western New South Wales. Her family, originally from Nyngan, Bourke and Cobar areas, migrated to the inner city of Sydney during the Second World War.

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    y separately published work icon In Conversation with BlackWords Anita Heiss (editor), St Lucia : AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource , 2014 14117882 2014 anthology interview

    In late 2013 Dr Anita Heiss sent a series of questions to contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers. The responses she received are at times funny, sad, moving, and always deeply insightful. Universally an important piece of advice was to 'Read, read, read' if you want to write. As an ambassador for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, Anita was very happy to see that advice coming from some of Australia's most admired and read authors.

    In 2014, BlackWords published a series of interviews conducted by Dr Anita Heiss with prominent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. This series challenges notions of what Indigenous writing is, who is writing it, and what Indigenous writers are writing about.

    St Lucia : AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource , 2014
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