Melissa Lucashenko: Edenglassie


Melissa Lucashenko + Kristina Olsson

Auditorium 1, slq

Regular Program

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Melissa Lucashenko

Melissa Lucashenko

Melissa Lucashenko is a Goorie (Aboriginal) author of Bundjalung and European heritage. Her first novel was published in 1997 and since then her work has received acclaim in many literary awards. Killing Darcy won the Royal Blind Society Award and was shortlisted for an Aurealis award. Her sixth novel, Too Much Lip, won the 2019 Miles Franklin Literary Award and the Queensland Premier’s Award for a work of State Significance. It was also shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction, the Stella Prize, two Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, two Queensland Literary Awards and two NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Melissa is a Walkley Award winner for her non-fiction, and a founding member of human rights organisation Sisters Inside. She writes about ordinary Australians and the extraordinary lives they lead. Her latest book is Edenglassie.

Kristina Olsson

Kristina Olsson

Kristina Olsson is a Brisbane writer of Swedish and Australian descent. She writes fiction and non-fiction — most recently, the novel Shell (Scribner) and the memoir Boy, Lost (UQP) — and teaches fiction for the Faber Academy. 



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