Proud Wiradjuri woman Anita Heiss is a prolific writer of fiction (including children's literature), poetry and non-fiction. She was recently appointment Professor of Communication at The University of Queensland, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit.
Samantha Faulkner is from the Badu and Moa Islands of the Torres Strait, and the Yadhaigana and Wuthuthi/Wuthati peoples of Cape York Peninsula. She is a writer and poet, and Director of the Indigenous Health Unit, NHMRC.
Samantha's most recent works include autobiographical story 'Ghost Story', in Growing up Indigenous in Australia (2018), and poetry and prose found in Too Deadly : Our Voice Our Way Our Business (2017).
Kerry Kilner is Director of AustLit. Kerry is also a UQ Research Fellow at The University of Queensland, and was recently appointed the Reconciliation Action Plan Coordinator at UQ.
She is the coordinator of BlackWords and the leader of the Australian Drama Archive. Kerry was also associate editor of what was most probably the last print edition of a nation's literature, The Bibliography of Australian Literature (2002-2008). Her research interests include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writing, Australian theatre, bibliography, book history, women’s history and digital humanities.
Visit her AustLit record.
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