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

In August 2019, Araluen was appointed as one of two new co-editors for Overland, with Jonathan Dunk: the appointments followed the first open advertisement of the magazine's editorship in its 65-year history.



Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2020 shortlisted Queensland Poetry Festival The Val Vallis Award for Unpublished Poetry
2019 recipient The Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund with Jonathan Dunk, for a dual project.
2018 recipient The Next Chapter Mentorship

Paired with Tony Birch.

Awards for Works

Snugglepot and Cuddlepie in the Ghost Gum 2019 single work prose
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , February 2019;
2019 shortlisted The Woollahra Digital Literary Award Non-fiction
Dropbear Poetics i "Tiddalik say", 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 230 2018; (p. 31-32) Fire Front : First Nations Poetry and Power Today 2020; (p. 80-81)
2017 third place The Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize
Guarded by Birds i "When you go", 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 230 2018; (p. 27-28)
2017 winner The Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize
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