Melissa Lucashenko in conversation with Lisa Fuller

The Story Ground Project presents

Melissa Lucashenko

in conversation with Lisa Fuller

CCCR and the Story Ground Project will host a public talk with author Melissa Lucashenko on Thursday, March 1st, at 12:30pm. Melissa will be in conversation with UC PhD student and author Lisa Fuller, winner of the 2017 David Unaipon prize, about the practice of writing, Aboriginal literature,  and what it means to engage with Indigenous culture in mainstream education.

When: Thursday, March 1st, 12:30pm

Where: University of Canberra, 9A1 (ground floor lecture theatre in Building 9)

Melissa Lucashenko is an award-winning Aboriginal writer who lives between Brisbane and the Scenic Rim. Melissa’s most recent novel,Mullumbimby, was awarded the Deloitte Queensland Literary Award for Fiction, won the Victorian Premier’s Prize for Indigenous Writing, and was longlisted for both the Stella and Miles Franklin awards as well as the Dublin IMPAC Literary Prize 2015. Melissa was awarded the $80 000 CAL Fellowship for 2016 to work on her next novel, Too Much Lip.

Melissa is a Walkley Award winner for her non-fiction, as well as a founding member of Qld prisoner support group Sisters Inside.

Melissa Lucashenko

All welcome; please circulate to your contacts.

For queries email Jen.Crawford@canberra.edu.au.