Ali Cobby Eckermann

A Yanjunytjatjara poet, in 2013 Ali Cobby Eckermann won the Kenneth Slessor Prize and Book Of The Year (NSW) for Ruby Moonlight. In 2014 Ali attended the International Writing Program in Iowa City. In 2017 Ali received a Windham Campbell Award for Poetry from Yale University and was awarded a Literature Fellowship by the Australian Council for the Arts in 2018.



Treaty, Yeah **BOOKED OUT**

Victoria is embarking on a Treaty process – the first State to do so. How do writers from other states respond – in a creative way – to the idea of a Treaty? We’ve asked some of our most lyrical and expressive poets and writers to pen their responses. With Ali Cobby Eckermann, Uncle Jim…

September 7, 2019

The Bogong

Come feast on stories at our final event. Traditionally, when the Bogong moth swarmed in the cool regions of Mount Bogong during summer, local tribes would gather to conduct ceremonies and feast on this protein-rich food source. Our Bogong is a celebration and sharing of crafted spoken word pieces from master storytellers. With Claire G…

September 8, 2019