FORA.tv Speaker - Melissa Lucashenko
Melissa Lucashenko is an award-winning novelist and essayist who lives between Brisbane and the Bundjalung nation in northern NSW. Her writing explores the stories and passions of ordinary Australians, and has particular reference to Indigenous people, women and the marginalised of all descriptions. Melissaâ€™s novels â€“ including Steam Pigs, Killing Darcy and Hard Yards have won or been short-listed for numerous awards, including the Dobbie, Kibble, Courier Mail Book of the Year, and NSW Premierâ€™s and Commonwealth Writerâ€™s awards. Melissa also works for the prisoner support organisation Sisters Inside, which she helped to found in the early 90s.
09.24.08 | 01:14:48 min
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