Kim Mahood is a writer and artist based in Wamboin near Canberra.

She grew up in Central Australia and on Tanami Downs Station, and has maintained strong connections with the Warlpiri traditional owners of the station and with the families of the Walmajarri stockmen who worked with her family.

She continues to spend several months each year in the Tanami and Great Sandy Desert region, working on cultural and environmental mapping projects with Aboriginal traditional owners.

Pieces by Kim Mahood

Lost and found in translation
Edition 63: Writing the Country

Blow-ins on the cold desert wind
Edition 15: Divided Nation

Listening is harder than you think
Edition 19: Re-imagining Australia

In the gap between two ways of seeing
Edition 23: Essentially Creative

Songlines and faultlines
Edition 28: Still the Lucky Country?

Kartiya are like Toyotas
Edition 36: What Is Australia For?

Griffith Review