Wednesday 16 August: 10:30-12:30

Ngarara Willim Centre, Building 5, Bowen St, RMIT, City Campus

RSVP expressions of interest by Monday 14 August to :  bonny.cassidy@rmit.edu.au

This workshop is presented by the School of Media & Communication and non/fictionLab as part of the RMIT Visiting Poets Program.

Ellen van Neerven is a proud Mununjali woman from South East Queensland. Her first book, Heat and Light (UQP, 2014), was the recipient of the David Unaipon Award, the Dobbie Literary Award and the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Indigenous Writers Prize. Ellen was named as a Sydney Morning Herald‘s Best Young Australian Novelist in 2015. Ellen’s second book, a collection of poetry, Comfort Food (UQP, 2016) was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Kenneth Slessor Prize and Highly Commended for the 2016 Wesley Michel Wright Prize