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John Muk Muk Burke is a Wiradjuri man, born in Narrandera. He travelled for 40 odd years as an itinerant labourer, factory worker, bottle washer, student, teacher and lecturer at the Northern Territory University and Charles Sturt University. His fiction Bridge of Triangles won the 1993 Unaipon Award and his poetry volume Night Song and Other Poems won the national Kate Challis RAKA Award in 2000. He is in the steering committee of the Black Wallaby Writers project.