Alison Whittaker pens a queer Aboriginal love letter to Barnaby Joyce and long-standing Gunnedah haven, the Chip Inn.
Alison Whittaker is a Gomeroi writer and lawyer born and raised in Gunnedah. She is Senior Researcher at the Jumbunna Institute. From 2017-18, she was a Fulbright recipient at Harvard Law, where she was Dean’s Scholar in Race, Gender and Criminal Law. Alison’s latest book, BLAKWORK (Magabala 2018), was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards and the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, and received the Queensland Literary Award for Poetry. @AJ_Whittaker