Melissa Lucashenko

Melissa Lucashenko

Melissa Lucashenko is an acclaimed and award-winning Aboriginal writer of Goorie and European heritage. She has been widely published as an award-winning novelist, essayist and short story writer. Her recent work has appeared in The Moth: Fifty True Stories, Meanjin, Griffith Review, and The Saturday Paper.  Melissa’s Griffith Review essay, “Sinking Below Sight: Down and Out in Brisbane and Logan” won the 2013 Walkley Award for Long Form Journalism  Too Much Lip won Australia’s foremost literary prize, the Miles Franklin Award in 2019.

APPEARING AT: Australia as a crime scene
WITH: Kodie Bedford, Julie Janson and Daniel Browning (facilitator)
DATE: Thursday 9 September
TIME: 12.00-1.00
VENUE: Metcalfe Auditorium

FACILITATING AT: Black and blue
WITH: Veronica Gorrie
DATE: Friday 10 September
TIME: 3.30-4.30
VENUE: Metcalfe Auditorium