Ellen van Neerven is a young Yugambeh woman from South-East Queensland. Her first book, Heat and Light (UQP, 2014), was awarded the 2015 Dobbie Award and the 2013 David Unaipon Award, and was also shortlisted for the Stella Prize and the NSW Premier's Literary Awards. Comfort Food (UQP, 2016), a collection of poems, is her latest release.


Pieces by Ellen van Neerven

Personal score
Edition 53: Our Sporting Life

Half a butterfly
Edition 49: New Asia Now

Griffith Review