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Local Libraries: Claire G Coleman

Tue 7 Sep, 6.30pm
Ivanhoe Library & Cultural Hub

Claire G Coleman, proud Noongar woman and acclaimed author of Terra Nullius and The Old Lie, makes her long-awaited non-fiction debut with Lies, Damned Lies. Taking readers on a journey through the past, present and future of Australia, lensed through her own experience, Coleman talks about blending the personal with the political to offer readers an insight into the stark reality of colonisation. With Daniel James.


1 hour

Event artists

Claire G Coleman is a Noongar woman who writes fiction, essays, poetry and art writing while either living in Naarm (Melbourne) or on the road. Her latest work is Lies, Damned Lies: A personal exploration of the impact of colonisation.

Daniel is a Yorta Yorta Melbourne-based writer and broadcaster. He is the winner of the 2018 Horne Prize for his essay ‘Ten More Days’ and hosts The Mission on 3RRR FM. In 2020, he won the CBAA Award for Excellence in Indigenous Broadcasting.

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