Recent Publications

  • 3707

    A vital Indigenous perspective on colonial storytelling. Aboriginal lawyer, writer and filmmaker Larissa Behrendt has long been fascinated by the story of Eliza Fraser, who was purportedly captured by the Butchulla people after she was shipwrecked on their island off the Queensland coast in 1836. In this deeply personal book, Behrendt uses…

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    Candice is a young woman setting out on her first visit to the traditional land of her Aboriginal grandmother. When she arrives at the ‘place where the two rivers meet’, the twentieth century falls away and the story of Candice’s family comes to life. Here in 1918, her grandmother Garibooli was taken…

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  • About Me

    Prof. Larissa Behrendt is the Professor of Indigenous Research and Director of Research at the Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning at the University of Technology, Sydney. She is a regular columnist for The Guardian. She has published numerous textbooks on Indigenous legal issues. She is a member of the Academy of Arts…

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  • Upcoming Events

    Larissa will appear at the Sydney Writers Festival, Brisbane Writers Festival and Byron Bay Writers Festival in 2016.

    Larissa’s next novel will be published in 2017.



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