Eve L. Ewing

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland




#About the event


Eve L. Ewing

Eve L. Ewing

Dr. Eve L. Ewing is a sociologist of education and a writer from Chicago. She is the author of Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side. She is also author of Electric Arches, which received awards from the American Library Association and the Poetry Society of America and was named one of the year's best books by NPR and the Chicago Tribune. She is the co-author (with Nate Marshall) of the play No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks. She also writes the Ironheart series for Marvel Comics. Ewing is an assistant professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. Her work has been published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times, and many other venues.


Anne-Marie Te Whiu

Anne-Marie Te Whiu

Anne-Marie Te Whiu is a Brisbane born Māori descending from the Te Rarawa tribe Northland, Aotearoa on her Father’s side. She is a cultural producer, editor, emerging writer & weaver, most recently having Co-Directed Queensland Poetry Festival (2015-2017), a period known for its inclusive programming and stronger focus on CALD and First Nation voices. She is the co-editor of Solid Air, the first ever Australian & New Zealand Spoken Word Anthology.


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