Claire G Coleman is a Wirlomin Noongar woman from Western Australia. Her family are associated with the area around Ravensthorpe and Hopetoun. Claire grew up in the middle of a tree plantation where her dad worked.
She wrote her black&write! fellowship-winning book Terra Nullius while travelling around Australia in a caravan. The novel has been short and longlisted for a number of awards including the 2018 Stella Prize and 2017 Aurealis Prize for a science fiction novel.