Graham Akhurst

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Graham Akhurst is an Aboriginal writer and academic hailing from the Kokomini of Northern Queensland. He is currently a Lecturer of Indigenous Australian Studies and Creative Writing at The University of Technology Sydney. His debut YA novel Borderland will be publishing in Australia with The University of Western Australia Press in 2023. He is a contributing editor at Kweli Journal, New York City. Graham was named the first Indigenous recipient of the Fulbright W.G Walker award as the highest-ranked postgraduate Australian applicant. His Fulbright funded the completion of an MFA in Fiction from Hunter College (CUNY). Graham also completed an MPhil and a first-class honours degree both in Creative Writing from The University of Queensland. ...more

Average rating: 4.07 · 306 ratings · 59 reviews · 2 distinct works
Meet Me at the Intersection

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Borderland

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