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Plains Of Promise
Plains Of Promise
Alexis Wright
Bryson Agency Aust...


In this brilliant debut novel, Alexis Wright evokes city and outback, deepening our understanding of human ambition and failure, and making the timeless heart and soul of this country pulsate on the p ...


Our Land Is Our Life: Landrights - Past,Present And Future
Our Land Is Our Li...
Galarrwuy Yunupin...
Northern Land Coun...


Our Land is Our Life is a rare opportunity to sit down with Galarrwuy Yunupingu, Marcia Langton, Michael Dodson and Patrick Dodson, Noel Pearson, Lois O'Donoghue, Michael Mansell, Peter Yu, and many m ...


Talking About Celia
Talking About Celi...
Jeanie Bell


There have been many people who, over tens of thousands of years, have left their footprints all over this land: they have gone before us and prepared the way to keep our culture strong. Celia Smith w ...


Dreaming In Urban Areas
Dreaming In Urban ...
Bryson Agency Aust...
Lisa Bellear


"These poems are anything but motionless. Their emotions cut, determined to map out another possibility, a place of personal and social reconciliation. The tools of this poetry range from wild anology ...

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My Bundjalung People
My Bundjalung Peop...
Ruby Langford-Gin...
Camerons Managemen...


When Ruby Langford Ginibi was eight years old her father collected his daughters from the Box Ridge mission and drove them to safety out of reach of the white authorities and the policy of removing Ab ...

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Bridge Of Triangles
Bridge Of Triangle...
John Muk Muk Burk...


1993 David Unaipon award-winning novel about exile and longing in a mixed-race community. It explores identity issues in an inner-city environment devoid of values and family heritage. Inevitable con ...


Sweet Water - Stolen Land
Sweet Water - Stol...
Philip Mclaren


1992 Winner of the David Unaipon Award. The destinies of two families, black and white, are fatally interwoven in this powerful, cinematic frontier novel. Racial brutality and the tragic account of ...


Black Angels Red Blood
Black Angels Red B...
Steven Mccarthy


Winner of the David Unaipon Award. On the surface there's not much to distinguish Tim's life from any other on the fringe - where dope, booze and women are his pleasure as well as his pain. He has h ...


Conned!
Conned!
Eve Fesl


"Conned! is a must for any Australian with a genuine concern for the welfare of my dispossessed people." "It is brutally truthful, hard-hitting and punctuated by deep, deep grief ...I am vividly remi ...


No Regrets
No Regrets
Mabel Edmund


This is an entertaining journey into Aboriginal and South Sea Islander communities. Mabel Edmund’s true life stories begin with her happy childhood in a small town. At 14 her parents sent her out we ...



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Congratulations to the seven UQP authors shortlisted in the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards: Venero Armanno, Tony Birch, Peter Carnavas, Laura Elvery, Pip Harry, Charles Massy, and Jackie Ryan.  

The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award  

Burning Down by Venero Armanno

We'll Show the World: Expo88 by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland Short Story Collection - Steele Rudd Award

Common People by Tony Birch

Trick of the Light by Laura Elvery

Griffith University Children's BookAward            

The Elephant by Peter Canarvas

Griffith University Young Adult Book Award       

Because of You by Pip Harry

The University of Queensland Non-Fiction Book Award

Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture - A New Earth by Charles Massy

Queensland Premier's Award for a Work of State Significance    

We'll Show the World: Expo88by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland History Book Award              

We'll Show the World: Expo 88 by Jackie Ryan





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Join David Malouf as he launches his new poetry collection, An Open Book, in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne, and delivers the opening address at the Australian Short Story Festival in Perth.

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Join Bernard Cohen as he launches When I Saw the Animal at Ariel Books in Sydney.
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