Alison Whittaker is a Gomeroi multitasker. Between 2017–2018, she was a Fulbright scholar at Harvard Law School, where she was named the Dean’s Scholar in Race, Gender and Criminal Law. Alison is a Senior Researcher at the Jumbunna Institute. Her debut poetry collection, Lemons in the Chicken Wire, was awarded the State Library of Queensland’s black&write! Indigenous Writing Fellowship in 2015. Her latest book, Blakwork, was published in 2018. Alison was the co-winner of the 2017 Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize for Many Girls White Linen. Most recently, she was the Indigenous Poet-In-Residence for the 2018 Queensland Poetry Festival.
The Early Words: Iuara the Vindictive Mermaid with Ana Maria Gomides
EWF X Pasifika Storytellers Collective: You didn’t civilise us, you syphilised us
The Early Words: Monstrous Medusa with Sammaneh Poursh
The Bogong: Blak Futures
Tuesday 16 June, 7-8pm AEST
Writing Your Own Story
Thursday 18 June, 2.30-4.30pm AEST