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Brenda Saunders Brenda Saunders i(A82640 works by)
Also writes as: Brenda Palma
Born: Established: 1946 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal Wiradjuri ; Aboriginal
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Brenda Saunders is a Sydney based urban Aboriginal artist, poet and activist, with family connections to the Wiradjuri language group of New South Wales. She is also a member of Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Cooperative and her poetry and articles have appeared in numerous poetry journals and collected anthologies in Australia.

Saunders has been a member of the Poets Union NSW and the Round Table Poets and completed her Masters Degree at Wollongong University in 1996.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2021 recipient Varuna Fellowships First Nations Fellowship for her poetry collection, 'Bird on a Wire'.
2021 shortlisted Red Room Poetry Fellowship
2018 winner The Joanne Burns Award National category for 'Birding'.

Awards for Works

Quandongs i "I remember days at La Pa", 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Overland [Online] , October 2018; Verity La , November 2018;
2018 winner Queensland Poetry Festival Oodgeroo Noonuccal Indigenous Poetry Prize
y separately published work icon Looking for Bullin Bullin Ormond : Hybrid , 2012 Z1911907 2012 selected work poetry
2013 third prize SWW Book Awards Poetry
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