Neika Lehman

Neika Lehman works as a bookseller at Readings St Kilda.

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Why I’m excited about Blak & Bright

by Neika Lehman

Bookseller Neika Lehman tells us why she’s so excited for the Blak & Bright festival (18 – 21 February), and shares some reading recommendations.

As a Australian bookseller who happens to be Indigenous, and who also happens to have a major crush on fresh new writing borne of this continent – especially those which resist the easy definitions of what Australian Literature is – I couldn’t be mor…

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Q&A with Jane Harrison, author of Becoming Kirrali Lewis

by Neika Lehman

There are not any other Australian books quite like Becoming Kirrali Lewis. What were the initial motives for writing this novel? What made you decide: “Okay, it’s time to write this story now”?

Great to know that the book is unique! I want to break into new areas, and explore new themes. I do think there is a hunger for Aboriginal stories and yet there is a bit of a gap in the market for contem…

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