Alison Whittaker is a Gomeroi poet, essayist and legal academic. She is a Senior Researcher at the Jumbunna Institute, UTS. In 2017–18, Alison was a Fulbright scholar at Harvard Law School, where she was Dean’s Scholar in Race, Gender and Criminal Law. Her second book, Blakwork (Magabala, 2018), was shortlisted for the 2019 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards and received the QLA Judith Wright Calanthe Award for a Poetry Collection in the same year. Her most recent edited work is Fire Front (UQP, 2020), an anthology of and about First Nations published poetry.

Pieces by Alison Whittaker

One minute past midnight

Edition 56: Millennials Strike Back


Griffith Review