Dr Anita Heiss is a member of the Wiradjuri nation. She’s an author, poet, cultural activist and social commentator whose work includes non-fiction, historical fiction, commercial women’s fiction, poetry and social commentary. An advocate for Indigenous literature and literacy through her writing for adults and children, she is Professor of Communications at the University of Queensland, a board member of the State Library of Queensland and Lifetime Ambassador of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

Photo credit: Helen Kassila


Pieces by Anita Heiss

Ngumambinya
Edition 67: Matters of Trust

On being invisible
Edition 15: Divided Nation

Griffith Review