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Charmaine Papertalk Green

Charmaine Papertalk Green was born at Eradu (between Geraldton and Mullewa) on Southern Yamaji country. She is a member of the Wajarri, Badimaya and Nhanagardi Wilunyu cultural groups of Yamaji Nation in Western Australia. Green is a visual artist, poet and writer and began writing poetry in Mullewa in the late 1970’s. Her publications include Just Like That; Tiptoeing Tod the Tracker; collaboration with WA poet John Kinsella, False Claim of Colonial Thieves; Nganajungu Yagu; and numerous anthologies and other publications. In 2020 she won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards 2020 poetry category and the ALS Gold Medal 2020. She lives in Geraldton Western Australia

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Sat 6 May, 10.30am