The South Coast Writers Centre presents readings from the anniversary edition of Dreaming Inside – Voices from Junee Correctional Centre, Volume 5. This anthology of writing by inmates includes special contributions from Black Wallaby Writers Jim Everett and Bruce Pascoe, with a keynote by Tony Birch. This session includes readings by John Muk Muk Burke, Aunty Barbara Nicholson and Friederike Krishnabhakdi-Vasilakis.

South Coast Writers Centre’s Indigenous Writing program is supported by the Wollongong Art Gallery and Arts NSW.

 

Entry is $5. All proceeds to South Coast Writers Centre's Indigenous program. Tickets available at the door.

 

 

Aunty Barbara Nicholson (Australian)

Aunty Barbara Nicholson

Aunty Barbara Nicholson is an Elder of the Wadi Wadi people of the Illawarra region. She is project leader of the Ngana Barnagarai (Black Wallaby) project and editor of Dreaming Inside: Voices from Junee Correctional Centre Volume 8. She is a poet, activist, recipient of numerous awards in Aboriginal Education, a published academic, university lecturer and has taught course work to inmate students at Goulburn Gaol and Junee Correctional Centre. She holds a degree in English Literature (Newcastle) and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws (UOW).

Aunty Barbara Nicholson (Australian)

Aunty Barbara Nicholson

Aunty Barbara Nicholson is an Elder of the Wadi Wadi people of the Illawarra region. She is project leader of the Ngana Barnagarai (Black Wallaby) project and editor of Dreaming Inside: Voices from Junee Correctional Centre Volume 8. She is a poet, activist, recipient of numerous awards in Aboriginal Education, a published academic, university lecturer and has taught course work to inmate students at Goulburn Gaol and Junee Correctional Centre. She holds a degree in English Literature (Newcastle) and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws (UOW).