Lucashenko, Melissa.jpg

Melissa Lucashenko is a Bundjalung novelist. Mullumbimby was awarded the 2013 Deloitte Queensland Literary Award for Fiction, won the 2014 Victorian Premiers Prize for Indigenous Writing, and was longlisted for the Miles Franklin Award, Stella Prize, and Dublin IMPAC Literary Prize 2015. Melissa is also a Walkley Award winner for her non-fiction, and a founding member of the women’s rights organisation, Sisters Inside. In 2016 she was awarded the Copyright Agency Fellowship to write her next novel, Too Much Lip.