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Eric Avery is a Ngiyampaa, Yuin, Bandgalang and Gumbangirr artist. As part of his practice Eric plays the violin, dances and composes music.

Working with his family’s custodial songs ...

Ethan is a Wallabalooa man from the Ngunawal Nation. He is an emerging artist and student based in Campbelltown, Sydney. 
 
Ethan's practice is storytelling, drawing from his love of ...

The Disappearing

The Disappearing has been redeveloped and we invite you to submit your poems about fading and disappeared places and spaces. Explore now »

John Mukky Burke was born in Narrandera in 1946 and his mother was the daughter of a resident of WARANGESDA MISSION at Darlington Point NSW. His father was of Irish ...

Ali Cobby Eckermann’s first collection little bit long time was written in the desert and launched her literary career in 2009. In 2013 Ali toured Ireland as Aust. Poetry ...

Claire G. Coleman is a Wirlomin Noongar woman whose ancestral country is on the south coast of Western Australia. Her novel Terra Nullius, published by Hachette in Australia and Small ...

Paul Collis is a Barkindji man, born in Bourke in far western NSW on the Darling River. Paul worked in Newcastle for much of his young adult life in the ...

Joel Davison is a Gadigal and Dunghutti man from Sydney, working to revitalise his family's language he joined Red Room poetry to explore his connection to language and country ...

Joel Deaves is a Gumea Dharawal man and Dharumba Dhurga descendant from the Yuin people. Joel began learning language from his uncle and, with his cousin Jacob, set a path ...

Lionel G. Fogarty is a Yugambeh man and was born on Wakka Wakka land in South Western Queensland near Murgon on a ‘punishment reserve’ outside Cherbourg. Throughout the 1970s, he ...

Declan Furber Gillick is an Arrernte playwright, artist, educator, performer and musician with Aboriginal and Irish-Anglo ancestry. His works include the multi-award winning play Bighouse Dreaming and Scar Trees, a ...

Stiff Gins is one of Australia’s best known and most loved Indigenous acts. Featuring Nardi Simpson and Kaleena Briggs, Stiff Gins combines stunning harmonies and wicked humour to transport ...

My name is Daniel Hansen and I am a 28 year old Nyoongar writer from Armadale, Perth.

I started to write poems when I was younger but have now moved ...

Matthew Heffernan is an Indigenous/Irish man, who was introduced to poetry through song writing and particularly hip-hop culture. Matthew has performed as a rapper in a variety of settings ...

Steve Dibirdi Hodder-Watt Bunbajee is a Lardil man with English heritage and has been writing poetry and spoken word rhymes in Mparntwe / Alice Springs since 2000. He has performed and ...

 Brisbane-born Yvette Holt heralds from the Bidjara, Yiman and Wakaman Nations of Queensland. A multi-award-winning poet, essayist, editor, stand-up comedienne, academic, and photographer of erotic desert femin_artistry discoursed through colonial ...

Gayle Kennedy’s from the NSW Ngiyaampa Nation. Her poetry collection, Koori Girl Goes Shoppin’ was shortlisted in 2005 for the David Unaipon Award. Gayle won the award in 2006 ...

Jeanine Leane is a Wiradjuri writer, poet and academic from south-west New South Wales. Her first volume of poetry, Dark Secrets After Dreaming: A.D. 1887–1961 (Presspress, 2010) won ...