Claire G. Coleman
Claire G. Coleman is a Wirlomin Noongar woman whose ancestral country is on the south coast of Western Australia. Her novel Terra Nullius, published by Hachette in Australia and Small Beer Press in the US, won a black&write! Fellowship and a Norma K. Hemming Award and was shortlisted for the Stella Prize and the Aurealis Science Fiction Award. She writes poetry, short-fiction and essay and has been published in the Saturday Paper, Guardian Australia, Meanjin, Australian Poetry, Art Collector, Griffith Review, Overland, and McSweeney’s.
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The White Girl
by Tony Birch
ISBN 978070226038 4
The Hidden Children: The White Girl by Tony Birch
Culture might not live off Country, in the city, but all culture will be lost if the child is taken; a child taken by the welfare system loses Country anyway, and at the same time they lose their family.
Dec. 2019 • Australian literature • Fiction • First Nations literatures