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Lisa Fuller Lisa Fuller i(A145640 works by)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Wakka Wakka ; Gooreng Gooreng / Gureng Gureng / Gurang Gurang
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BiographyHistory

Lisa Fuller is a Wuilli Wuilli woman from Eidsvold, Queensland, also descended from the Wakka Wakka and Gurang Gurang mobs. She has a Masters of Creative Writing, attended the 2014 Residential Editorial Program, and is the joint winner of the 2014 Anne Edgeworth Fellowship. She has previously published three poems and a short story in Etchings Indigenous: Treaty (2011) and six poems in By Close of Business (2013). An editor and publisher by trade, Lisa has undertaken a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Canberra, focussed on oral and archival research in and around her community. Lisa won the David Unaipon Award for an Unpublished Indigenous Writer in 2017 for 'Mirrored Pieces'. 

Source: Queensland Literary Awards

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2019 joint recipient black&write! Indigenous Writing Fellowships

for unpublished manuscript 'Welshpool'

2018 recipient Varuna Fellowships First Nations Fellowship for manuscript 'Capital Punishment'.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Ghost Bird St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2019 16861510 2019 single work novel young adult

'Remember daughter, the world is a lot bigger than anyone knows. There are things that science may never explain. Maybe some things that shouldn’t be explained.

Stacey and Laney are twins – mirror images of each other – and yet they’re as different as the sun and the moon. Stacey works hard at school, determined to get out of their small town. Laney skips school and sneaks out of the house to meet her boyfriend. But when Laney disappears one night, Stacey can’t believe she’s just run off without telling her.

As the days pass and Laney doesn’t return, Stacey starts dreaming of her twin. The dreams are dark and terrifying, difficult to understand and hard to shake, but at least they tell Stacey one key thing – Laney is alive. It’s hard for Stacey to know what’s real and what’s imagined and even harder to know who to trust. All she knows for sure is that Laney needs her help.

Stacey is the only one who can find her sister. Will she find her in time?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 winner Queensland Literary Awards Unpublished Indigenous Writer : David Unaipon Award for unpublished manuscript titled 'Mirrored Pieces'.
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