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Bebe Oliver


Bebe Oliver is a descendant of the Bardi Jawi people of the Kimberley region of Western Australia and is an award-winning writer based in Naarm. A leader in Aboriginal advancement, he is Chairperson of Blak & Bright First Nations Literary Festival and a Board Director of Magabala Books, Australia's leading Indigenous publishing house. A writer, poet, illustrator, speaker and facilitator living on unceded Kulin land, Bebe's widely published work encompasses love, loss, identity, Aboriginal and gay existence, place and Country. Bebe's debut solo poetry collection is more than these bones.