Claire G. Coleman

Claire G. Coleman is a Wirlomin Noongar woman whose Country is in South Coast Western Australia. Her novel Terra Nullius, won a Black&Write! Fellowship and a Norma K Hemming Award and has been shortlisted for the Stella Prize and an Aurealis Award. The Old Lie is her second novel.


Masterclass: Speculative Fiction Checklist

Hot property Claire G Coleman has emerged from the garret after penning her second novel, The Old Lie, and will share all the secrets of her success. Claire says, “Speculative fiction has always been used for to make political points, from War of the Worlds onwards.  It might be the strongest tool we have to…

September 8, 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