Search results for ‘Anita Heiss’
Five women, best friends for decades, meet once a month to talk about books ... and life, love and the jagged bits in between. Dissecting each other's lives seems the most natural thing in the world - and honesty, no matter how...
Am I Black Enough for You?
Winner of the Vic Premier's Award for Indigenous Writing.The story of an urban-based high achieving Aboriginal woman working to break down stereotypes and build bridges between black and white Australia. I'm Aboriginal. I'm just...
Yirra and Her Deadly Dog, Demon
Yirra's mum's sick of vacuuming up fur balls, the neighbours are fed up having their undies nicked from the clothesline, and her step-dad just wants his slippers back. If Yirra doesn't find a dog trainer soon, she'll have to give...
Macquarie Pen Anthology Of Aboriginal Literature
An authoritative survey of Australian Aboriginal writing over two centuries, across a wide range of fiction and non-fiction genres. Including some of the most distinctive writing produced in Australia, it offers rich insights into...
My Australian Story: Who am I?
Mary lives with the Burkes, but they're not her real family. She hasn't seen her real mum and dad since she was taken away from them five years ago. Everyone tells her to forget about them, but she can't. She wants to find out why...
Lauren is a curator at the National Aboriginal Gallery in Canberra. She's focused on her work - that is, when she's not focusing on Adam, half-back for the Canberra Cockatoos. But Adam is a player, on and off the field. Lauren...
Libby is on a man-fast: no more romance, no more cheating men, no more heartbreak. But when fate takes Libby to work in Paris at the Musee du Quai Branly, she's suddenly thrown out of her comfort zone and into a city full of...
Dhuuluu-Yala to Talk Straight: Publishing Aboriginal Literature in Australia
Dhuuluu-Yala is a Wiradjuri phrase meaning to talk straight. The history of defining Aboriginality in Australia and the experience of being Aboriginal have both impacted on the production of Aboriginal writing. This title focuses...
Avoiding Mr Right
Offered the professional opportunity of a lifetime, Peta leaves her coastal life and doting boyfriend James in Sydney for a 12 month stint in the 'fashion capital of Australia', Melbourne.
Who am I?: The Diary of Mary Talence, Sydney, 1937
Mary Talence has been given a diary for her 10th birthday, and in it she documents her life at Bomaderry Aboriginal Children's Home. When a white couple fosters Mary, she must deal with a new family, environment and culture. But...
Not Meeting Mr Right
Alice Aigner is successful, independent and a confirmed serial dater - but at her ten-year school reunion she has a sudden change of heart. Bored rigid by her married, mortgaged and motherly former classmates, Alice decides to...
Stories without End
There are no limits to what might be called Indigenous concerns. Confronting universal issues such as domestic violence, euthanasia, AIDS and sexuality, this volume distills the timeless richness and diversity in Aboriginal...
Anthology of Australian Aboriginal Literature
An anthology that presents a panorama of Aboriginal culture, history, and life. It brings together journalism, petitions, and political letters from both the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and major works of poetry, prose,...