Nike Bourke

Nike Bourke is a writer and writing mentor. Her publications include The Bone flute, The True Green of Hope and What The Sky Knows (illustrated by Stella Danalis).

Along with fellow writers Kris Olsson and Inga Simpson she runs Perilous Adventures, offering mentorships, manuscript appraisals and writers’ retreats to Australian writers.  She also lectures in Creative Writing at QUT.


My Queensland – This is not for you

ReportageRecently a woman of my acquaintance, a woman who writes but is not, she insists, ‘a writer', helped me to see something I could not recognise, though I have encountered it again and again since I came to Queensland....

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