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Writing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Characters in Fiction

By black&write! Editor Intern Jasmin McGaughey There can be a slight feeling of apprehension some writers’ face when they include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander characters in their work, because there is, and should be, pressure to get representation right. This pressure comes from readers, and attempts to prevent stereotyping, perpetuating incorrect and negative discourses, … Read more

Welcome Allanah and Jasmin!

The black&write! project offers internships to aspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander editors who want to work with Indigenous literature. In 2019 black&write! was able to offer two internships, to Allanah Hunt and Jasmin McGaughey. Over the course of ten months the interns will be able to gain valuable career pathways and develop editing skills … Read more