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Susie Anderson

Wergaia and Wemba Wemba woman Susie Anderson was a winner of the 2021 black&write! Fellowship and her debut poetry collection is ‘the body country’.

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Wergaia and Wemba Wemba writer Susie Anderson’s poetry and non-fiction writing about art, artists, memory, place and love has been published widely in print and online. Selected publications include Archer Magazine, Artist Profile, Artlink, un magazine, Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia. In 2018 she was a runner-up in the Overland Poetry Prize and awarded the Emerging Writers Fellowship at State Library Victoria; in 2019 she was awarded a Writers Victoria Neilma Sidney travel grant and undertook a residency with Overland Literary Journal. In 2020 she edited the online journal Tell Me Like You Mean it Volume 4 for Australia Poetry and Cordite Poetry Review. In 2021, she was a black&write! fellow and her debut poetry collection ‘the body country’ was released in 2023. She was born in 1989 in the regional Victorian town Horsham and now lives on Boon Wurrung land.

Susie Anderson

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