The epic tale of Gertrude and Mildred.
This story was performed at Queerstories in Sydney and Melbourne, as well as at Newcastle Writer’s Festival and Ubud Readers and Writers Festival in Bali.
Claire G. Coleman is a Noongar woman whose family have belonged to the south coast of Western Australia since long before history started being recorded. She writes fiction, essays and poetry. During an extended circuit of the continent she wrote a novel, influenced by certain experiences gained on the road. She has since won a Black&Write! Indigenous Writing Fellowship for that novel ,”Terra Nullius”. Terra Nullius was published in Australia by Hachette Australia and in North America by Small Beer Press. Her second novel The Old Lie was published this year.
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