Melissa Lucashenko is a Bundjalung novelist and essayist. Mullumbimby (UQP, 2013) was awarded the 2013 Deloitte Queensland Literary Award for Fiction, won the 2014 Victorian Premiers Prize for Indigenous Writing, and was longlisted for the Miles Franklin, Stella and Dublin IMPAC Literary Prize 2015.
Melissa is also a Walkley Award winner for her non-fiction (‘Sinking below sight’ from Griffith Review 41: Now We Are Ten won a Walkley Award in 2014), as well as a founding member of the women’s rights organisation Sisters Inside. In 2016 she was awarded the $80 000 Copyright Agency Limited Fellowship to write her forthcoming novel, Too Much Lip (UQP).
Pieces by Melissa Lucashenko