Us Mob Writing

Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Samantha Faulkner
Joyce Graham
Brenda Gifford
Chella Goldwin

Us Mob Writing group will deliver a panel presentation which will focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature and its impact, engagement and transformation on lives. The presentation will include readings and an interactive Question and Answer session. It will be moderated by one of the members of the Us Mob Writing group.

Us Mob Writing Group are a group of Canberra based emerging and established writers. They have published locally, nationally and internationally. In 2013, By Close of Business, a poetry anthology was self-published. Members have presented at 2015 and 2016 Noted Festival, ACT NAIDOC Week, ACT Libraries events and the 2014 AIATSIS Conference. In 2016, a Chosen grant from the Australia Council for the Arts allows funding for two masterclasses and two writing retreats, along with several writing days which will produce a manuscript of poetry and short stories.