Gayle Kennedy

Gayle was Indigenous Editor/Writer at Streetwize Comics from 1995 to 1998. Her poetry collection Koori Girl Goes Shoppin was shortlisted for the David Unaipon Award, an award Gayle won in 2006 with her short story anthologyMe, Antman & Fleabag which was also shortlisted for a Victorian Premier’s Literary Award and a Deadly Award and commended for the Kate Challis RAKA Award. Gayle has published 11 novels, has presented at numerous writers festivals and NAIDOC events, and has spoken nationally and internationally on her experience with polio and disability in general. Gayle’s work has been published in Puffin, Currency, Ora Nui, Edinburgh Review anthologies, Southerly Magazine and Verity La, amongst others.

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