Luke Patterson

Luke Patterson is a Gamilaroi poet, folklorist and musician living on Gadigal lands. Grounded in extensive work with Aboriginal and other community-based organisations across Australia, his creative pursuits focus on the ways bioregional identities and consciousness are expressed through localised and vernacular forms. Luke is currently a Juncture fellow with Sydney Review of Books and a member of the 2022 Emerging Writers Festival advisory board. He has written poetry for in journals including Cordite, Plumwood Mountain, Rabbit and Running Dog.