Veronica Gorrie is a Gunai/Kurnai woman who lives and writes in Victoria. Black and Blue, a memoir of her childhood and the decade she spent in the police force, is her first book. Ronnie was a recipient of Creative Victoria’s First Peoples funding program for the writing of Nullung and of The Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship 2020.
A lifetime of overcoming adversity has given her strength and a passion for justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and for abolishing legislations that wrongfully incarcerate her people.
APPEARING AT: Black and blue
WITH: Melissa Lucashenko (facilitator)
DATE: Friday 10 September
VENUE: Metcalfe Auditorium