Melissa Lucashenko is a leading novelist from Queensland. A Bundjalung woman, her work has been awarded the Queensland Deloitte Literary Prize, the Nita B. Kibble Literary Award and the Victorian Premier’s Award for Indigenous Writing. In 2019, Too Much Lip won the Miles Franklin Award – Australia’s premier writing prize – and the Queensland Award for a Work of State Significance. Melissa also received a Walkley Award for her Griffith Review essay ‘Sinking below sight: Down and out in Brisbane and Logan’, and is a founding member of prisoner human rights organisation, Sisters Inside. Melissa writes about ordinary Australians and the extraordinary lives they lead.
Tuesday 27 April, 6:30 PMOpening Night Address: Melissa Lucashenko, Tara June Winch and Evelyn Araluen
Carriageworks, Bay 17, Eveleigh
Saturday 1 May, 12:30 PMWhose Country Is It Anyway?
Carriageworks, Bay 20, Eveleigh
Saturday 1 May, 4:00 PMYour Favourites’ Favourites: Melissa Lucashenko & Adam Thompson
Carriageworks, Track 8, Eveleigh