Blood and bone

Unsettling the settler in Aboriginal gothic

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  • Published 20220428
  • ISBN: 978-1-922212-71-9
  • Extent: 264pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

Listen to contributor Alice Bellette read ‘Blood and bone’.


Seek company of others who refuse to accept cultural amnesia, who refuse to once again be left out of history. This is active reckoning through recognition / transformation / action: a rememory collision; a fight-flight-guide response; an embodied literary intervention to the ongoing project of colonialism and all its attempts to smooth dying pillows.
Natalie Harkin, Archival-Poetics: ‘Haunting’

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Alice Bellette

Alice Bellette is a proud Palawa descendant currently undertaking a PhD in literary studies. She created the limited-series podcast Welcome?, telling stories about colonised...

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