Desert Writing: Stories from Country
PUBLICATION DATE: 1 February 2016
FORMAT: Paperback
EXTENT: 250 pages
SIZE: C-format, 234 x 153mm
ISBN: 9781742586212
CATEGORY: Aboriginal, Australian Studies,
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Desert Writing: Stories from Country


Edited by Terri-ann White

In September 2013, just before the weather turned even more intense, a group of intrepid writers made their way to three Australian desert settings to work with groups and individuals wishing to write. Both Aboriginal people with a profound connection to country and residents of more recent arrival, who had made the choice to live in remote places, participated in workshops. You'll read new voices and hear perspectives on living in extreme geographical and climactic regions in today's Australia.

In the variety presented here we welcome you into the vitality of remote communities, often isolated but full of commitment and hope for the future.

Marie Munkara and Ktima Heathcote at Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory

Ali Cobby Eckermann and Lionel Fogarty in Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in South Australia

Kim Mahood and Terri-ann White in Mulan in Western Australia


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