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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Samantha Faulkner In Conversation with BlackWords
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In the eighteenth of this series of interviews, Anita speaks to Samantha Faulkner.

Samantha Faulkner is from the Cape York Peninsula and the Torres Strait but lives in Canberra, where she is an active member of the local First Nations writing group, Us Mob Writing. She writes oral history, life stories and poetry. She was recently published in Ora Nui: A Collection of Maori and Aboriginal Literature.

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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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