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Aboriginal Voices in Australian Writing

Start Date & Time: Thursday, 11 July 2019 6:30 pm

End Date & Time: Thursday, 11 July 2019 8:00 pm

Address: Chatswood Library on The Concourse, Lower Ground, 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood

Cost: Free

Tickets Available


Description:

Celebrate NAIDOC Week with Gamilaroi woman, Judi Morison, as she connects with the theme of Voice. Treaty. Truth and discusses the rich tradition of Aboriginal storytelling, from the work of early writers, to current writers, as well as poets.
 
Judi will also talk about the Black Wallaby Writers’ Junee Project, which involves a series of workshops held twice yearly with Aboriginal inmates at Junee Correctional Centre, and the subsequent publication of anthologies.
Judi will speak about the inspiration and research for her unpublished historical novel and finding her own voice, writing about Aboriginal and other issues in short stories and creative non-fiction.
 
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This event is part of the Gai-mariagal Festival 2019. A celebration of Australia's first peoples Culture and Heritage. 
 
Image: Courtesy of Judi Morison. 

Contact: Willoughby City Library on 9777 7900 or email library@willoughby.nsw.gov.au

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