Ali Cobby Eckermann


Born
Kaurna land, Australia

Ali Cobby Eckermann is a Yankunytjatjara / Kokatha kunga (woman) born on Kaurna land in 1963. As a baby Ali was adopted into the Eckermann family. After failed attempts she was assisted by Link Up to find her mother Audrey, and four years later her son Jonnie. Her journey was supported by many members of the Stolen Generations. She regularly visits her traditional family in rural and remote South Australia; to learn and to heal. After nearly thirty years in the Northern Territory, Ali chooses to live in the ‘intervention-free’ village of Koolunga, South Australia, where she is renovating the old general store and establishing an Aboriginal Writers Retreat.

Ali Cobby Eckermann enjoyed great success with her first collection of poetry, little
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Average rating: 3.99 · 274 ratings · 67 reviews · 9 distinct works
Ruby Moonlight

4.05 avg rating — 95 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Too Afraid To Cry: Memoir o...

4.06 avg rating — 134 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Inside my Mother

4.19 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2015
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Little Bit Long Time

4.75 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2009
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Love Dreaming and Other Poems

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His Fathers Eyes

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2011
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Where the Shoreline Used to Be

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4.12 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2016
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The Best Australian Poems 2015

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The Best Australian Poems 2016

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