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Fresh Cuttings
Fresh Cuttings
Sue Abbey
Sandra Phillips


This is the first anthology of UQP’s Indigenous-authored books. It represents the very best of fiction and poetry publishing in UQP’s Black Australian Writing series, (established 1990). Poetry and no ...


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Larissa Behrendt


Candice is a young woman setting out on her first visit to the traditional land of her Aboriginal grandmother. When she arrives at the 'place where the two rivers meet', the twentieth century falls aw ...


Finding Eliza: Power and Colonial Storytelling
Finding Eliza: Pow...
Larissa Behrendt


A vital Indigenous perspective on colonial storytelling. Aboriginal lawyer, writer and filmmaker Larissa Behrendt has long been fascinated by the story of Eliza Fraser, who was purportedly captured b ...


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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When Darkness Falls
When Darkness Fall...
John Bodey


Selected by Aboriginal writers Jackie Huggins, Doris Pilkington and Sam Watson as the Winner of the David Unaipon Award for unpublished indigenous writers. Powerful tales of an era before recorded tim ...


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 ...


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 ...


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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Bitin
Bitin' Back
Vivienne Cleven


Bitin' Back is a rollicking comic novel that nimbly blends the realities of smalltown prejudice and racial intolerance. When the Blackouts' star player Nevil Dooley wakes one morning to don a frock an ...



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We're very proud to have two UQP titles longlisted for the 2017 Miles Franklin Award. 

Josephine Rowe's A Loving, Faithful Animal and Mark O'Flynn's The Last Days of Ava Langdon have both been longlisted. The shortlist will be announced Sunday 18 June. 

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Join us for the launch of Steven Lang's Hinterland.

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Meet author of Wombat Warriors, Samantha Wheeler, at Where the Wild Things Are
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