Geraldton author wins prestigious prize
Yamaji author Charmaine Papertalk-Green has won the prestigious Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards 2020 poetry category for her book Nganajungu Yagu.
Charmaine Green is completing her PhD with Edith Cowan University and is also a researcher at the WA Centre for Rural Health.
Nganajungu Yagu is published by Cordite Books.
Ms Papertalk-Green said it was an honour to be the only Western Australian writer at the presentation.
Her previous book False Claims of Colonial Thieves, co-authored with John Kinsella, is short listed for this year’s John Bray Poetry Award, a category of the Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature.
The winners are to be announced on February 29.
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