Author/Editor Showcase

Ashley Hay + Grace Lucas-Pennington + Anne-Marie Te Whiu

QAG Theatre



#About the event


Ashley Hay

Ashley Hay

Ashley Hay is a novelist and essayist whose awards include the Foundation of Australian Literary Studies’ Colin Roderick Award, the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Peoples’ Choice, and the Bragg/UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing. Her novels include The Body in the Clouds (2010) and A Hundred Small Lessons (2017). She is the editor of Griffith Review.

Grace Lucas-Pennington

Grace Lucas-Pennington

Grace Lucas-Pennington is a Bundjalung/European person living on Yuggera land. She grew up mostly between Bundjalung country on the NSW north coast and the greater Logan/Brisbane area. Grace is currently the Senior Editor for State Library of Queensland’s black&write! Indigenous Writing and Project. She was awarded the 2020 Nakata Brophy prize for poetry.

Anne-Marie Te Whiu

Anne-Marie Te Whiu

Anne-Marie Te Whiu (Te Rarawa) is a poet, editor, weaver, festival director and currently holds a Senior Project Manager position at Red Room Poetry. In 2019 she co-edited Solid Air, Australia and New Zealand Spoken Word anthology. She has edited Tony Birch’s forthcoming poetry collection Whisper Songs. Between 2015-2017 she was co-director of the Queensland Poetry Festival. Her poems and essays have appeared in Cordite, Te Whē Journal, Australian Poetry, Sport, Rabbit and Ora Nui amongst others.

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