AustLit logo
image of person or book cover 731941236428273202.jpg
Image courtesy of The University of Qld
Graham Akhurst Graham Akhurst i(7987426 works by)
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.


'Graham Akhurst is an Aboriginal writer and academic from the Kokomini of Northern Queensland. He has been published with Mascara Literary Review and Westerly for creative non-fiction, and the Australian Book Review, Cordite, Verity La and Off the Coast (Maine America) for poetry. He contributed to the Brisbane Poetry Map, and was poet of the week for the Australian Book Review in early April 2016.

Graham has been a featured reader at the Queensland Poetry Festival and Clancestry. He received an Australia Council Grant to complete his debut novel Borderland. Graham was a participant on the 2015 Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Tour. He received a Bachelor of Creative Arts with first class honours in 2015 and undertook an MPhil in Creative Writing at The University of Queensland, where he also lectured and tutors through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit.'

(Source: SoundCloud website)

Most Referenced Works

On the Web

Personal Awards

2016 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Literature Board Grants Literature Arts Projects For Individuals and Groups $20,000.00
Last amended 9 May 2018 16:56:33
Other mentions of "" in AustLit: