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Evelyn Araluen Evelyn Araluen i(9487761 works by) (a.k.a. Evelyn Araluen Corr)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Bundjalung people ; Aboriginal Wiradjuri people
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Teacher and researcher.

Born, raised, and writing in Dharug country, Araluen is a descendant of the Bundjalung nation. In 2017, while  working in Indigenous literatures at the University of Sydney, she was the winner of the 2016 Nakata Brophy Prize for Young Indigenous Writers: she had previously been a runner-up for the award in 2015, for 'Learning Bundjalung on Tharawal'. She is also the winner of the Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize (2017 award, won in 2018).

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Dropbear Poetics "Tiddalik say", Overland , Autumn no. 230 2018 single work poetry
2017 third place The Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize
Guarded by Birds "When you go", Overland , Autumn no. 230 2018 single work poetry
2017 winner The Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize
Muyum : A Transgression Overland , Winter vol. 227 no. 2017 single work short story

'When I crossed there was only little light darkly.

'This place where I have been told to find you is light and floor-stained tea tree, as my sister who dreams has described, she who sees still water when she hears my name. It is she who should be here to lay down in you and listen, but I was the one who was unravelled by silence.'  (Introduction)

2016 winner Nakata Brophy Short Fiction and Poetry Prize for Young Indigenous Writers
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