Ellen van Neerven is a Brisbane-based writer. She is the 2013 winner of the David Unaipon Award. Her first book, Heat and Light (UQP) was released this year.  

Ellen’s writing has appeared widely in publications such as McSweeney’s, Review of Australian Fiction, The Lifted Brow, Voiceworks, Ora Nui and Mascara Literary Review.

Ellen works at the State Library of Queensland as part of the black&write!  Indigenous writing and editing project which aims to support and promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers. Ellen is the editor of the digital collection Writing Black: New Indigenous Writing from Australia.

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  • Upcoming

    2 Oct
    Young & Restless Book Club. Avid Reader, Brisbane.

    7 Oct
    In Conversation with Maxine Beneba Clarke.Readings, Melbourne.

    24 Oct
    Outspoken. Maleny Community Centre.

    29-31 Oct
    International Festival of Authors, Toronto

    6 Nov
    With Samuel Wagan Watson. Riverbend Books, Brisbane.


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