Nayuka Gorrie

Nayuka is a Gunai, Gunditmara, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta writer. Nayuka’s writing spans social commentary on black, queer and feminist politics to television writing. They are a 2018 Next Chapter recipient and they are finishing their book of essays as part of this. They’re writing appears in Queerstories, Going Postal and the forthcoming Growing Up Queer in Australia anthology.

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Change the date? A Hypothetical

Blaktivists vs Blakademics argue the toss. Should Australia Day happen on 26 January – or not – and why? It’s a serious topic but we’ve thrown in a dollop of Blak humour. With Nayuka Gorrie, Yvette Holt, Liza-Mare Syron and Jason Tamiru. Moderator Gregory Phillips. Presented in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival and the Wheeler…

September 5, 2019
6.30pm—7.30pm