Being Black 'n Chicken, & Chips

Rhianna Patrick + Matt Okine

Brisbane Square Library



#About the event


Rhianna Patrick

Rhianna Patrick

Rhianna Patrick is a Torres Strait Islander media professional with over twenty years experience working across radio, tv, news and current affairs. After a long career at the ABC and more than a decade on air presenting national radio programmes for ABC Local Radio, Rhianna recently joined online Indigenous media organisation, as its Head of Audio and Podcasting.

Matt Okine

Matt Okine

Multi-talented actor, writer & presenter Matt Okine is one of Australia’s favourite award winning comedians, having spent over 15 years appearing on screens and stages around Australia and the world. Matt spent 3 years co-hosting Triple J radio’s hugely successful Breakfast Show before hanging up his headphones to produce The Other Guy for STAN. Adding to his many screen credits and stand-up successes, Matt published his debut novel Being Black N Chicken & Chips in 2019 with Hachette Australia and the YA edition published in April this year. He is currently working on a film adaptation with Wooden Horse Productions and the Oscar-nominated production team at Aquarius Films. 

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