Evelyn Araluen, Ali Cobby Eckermann, Jazz Money and Ellen van Neerven
Adelaide Writers' Week
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In conjunction with the 18th Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, poets Evelyn Araluen, Jazz Money and Ellen van Neerven share their work and speak with Ali Cobby Eckermann about imagination, community and creating sanctuaries.
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Evelyn Araluen is a Goorie and Koori poet, researcher, and co-editor of Overland Literary Journal. Her Stella-prize-winning poetry collection DROPBEAR was published by UQP in 2021. She lectures in Literature and Creative Writing at Deakin University.
Ali Cobby Eckermann is a Yankunytjatjara poet residing on Ngadjuri country. The central desert influenced her first collections little bit long time and Kami. In later years her poems have been influenced by the sky. The latest release is She Is The Earth (2023).
Jazz Money is a Wiradjuri poet and artist of producing works that encompass installation, digital, performance, film and print. Money's first poetry collection, the best-selling how to make a basket was the 2020 winner of the David Unaipon Award. Their writing has been widely published nationally and internationally, and performed on stages around the world.
Ellen van Neerven is a writer of Mununjali Yugambeh and Dutch heritage. van Neerven's first book, Heat and Light, won the David Unaipon Award, the Dobbie Literary Award and the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Indigenous Writers’ Prize. They are the author of two poetry collections: Comfort Food, and Throat, which won the Kenneth Slessor Prize, the Multicultural NSW Award and Book of the Year in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.