Ali Cobby Eckermann, tell It slant, Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 7:00pm

   ali cobby eckermannAli Cobby Eckermann   

    tell It slant
   
   Thursday, June 26  at 7:00pm
   
Award-winning Aboriginal Australian poet Ali Cobby Eckermann is “one of the most remarkable poets to emerge in Australian poetry since the 1970s.” (Poetry International Foundation)

Her first book of poetry, little bit long time, was published by the Australian Poetry Centre as part of the New Poets series in 2009. It sold out in months and has been reprinted by Picaro Press. Her second collection, Kami, was published in 2010 by Vagabond Press. Her poetry has been translated and published in Croatia, Indonesia, Greek and New Zealand. Her first verse novel My Fathers Eyes was published 2011.

Ali Cobby Eckermann is a Yankunytjatjara / Kokatha kunga (woman) born on Kaurna land in 1963, and adopted into the Eckermann family. She was assisted by Link Up and Stolen Generations to find her mother and son. Ali chooses to live in the ‘intervention-free’ village of Koolunga, South Australia, where she establishing an Aboriginal Writers Retreat. Ali is currently researching Aboriginal massacres in South Australia and was awarded grant money for this project by the Australia Council.

Tell it slant, 134 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6ST

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