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Sandra Thibodeaux Sandra Thibodeaux i(A68175 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Sandra Thibodeaux is a Darwin-based poet, musician, and playwright. She has also worked as a lecturer in Literary Studies and Creative Writing at Charles Darwin University.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2020 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships BR Whiting Studio

International Development   $ 10,000

2019 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships

$18,015

2017 longlisted Red Room Poetry Fellowship

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Age of Bones - Jaman Belulang 2016 Wagait region/shire, Wagait Aboriginal Reserve : Sandra Thibodeaux , 2016 14000494 2016 single work drama

'The Age of Bones (Jaman Belulang) is an Australian-Indonesian co-production about an Indonesian boy, Ikan, who goes fishing one day and fails to return.

'Assuming the worst, his parents hire a legendary seafarer to look for his corpse. He finds nothing. The Age of Bones traces what happened to Ikan – from the day he left, to his eventual imprisonment in Australia and his fight to return home.

'Darwin writer Sandra Thibodeaux was inspired by the real-life stories of around 60 Indonesian boys who were allegedly jailed in Australia for working on refugee boats.

'The Age of Bones is mostly set under the ocean in an underwater court, a fantastical piece realized through shadow puppets, video and music'.  (Production summary)

2016 shortlisted Griffin Award for New Australian Playwriting
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