Gayle Kennedy

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Black and white headshot of an Indigenous woman wearing a hat with light hair and dark eyebrows, gently smiling at the camera.Gayle was Indigenous Editor/Writer, Streetwize Comics from 1995-1998. Her poetry collection ‘Koori Girl Goes Shoppin’ was shortlisted for the David Unaipon Award and won in 2006 with  ‘Me, Antman & Fleabag.’ It was shortlisted for a Victorian Premier’s Literary Award,  Deadly Award and commended for theKate Challis RAKA Award.   Gayle’s published 11 novels with OUP 2011-2014.  Gayle’s presented at writers festivals, NAIDOC events plus nationally and internationally on her experience with polio and disability in general. Gayle’s had work published in Puffin, Currency, Ora Nui,  Edinburgh Review anthologies, Southerly Magazine, Verity La and many more.

Gayle also edited the inaugural Writing Place magazine in 2020.

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