Tara June Winch


Tara June Winch is a Wiradjuri writer. Her critically acclaimed work includes Swallow the Air (UQP, 2006), After the Carnage (UQP, 2016) and her latest novel, The Yield (Penguin Random House, 2019).




On ‘Don’t Take Your Love to Town’, by Ruby Langford Ginibi

N 1988, DON’T Take Your Love to Town became the first of five autobiographies that Ruby Langford Ginibi would have published during her almost thirty-year career as a writer, Aboriginal historian, activist and lecturer. Indeed it was this first book, her life story covering five generations of familial bonds, written in what would become her trademark conversational style, which would have a historic impression on Indigenous literature in Australia.

Mending a broken link

Memoir I'M CELEBRATING MY mother. Pink tissue paper and ribbon fold and tie over the gift: foot lotion. Lavender scented. A present for the Mother's Day I usually forget. The last few years have been celebrated with a phone call...

My Queensland – Finding a voice

ReportageThink Queensland and I immediately conjure apartheid births and prototypes, stolen Aboriginal wages, native title rise and fall, the National Party, the Country Party, and any other Queensland wheat-belt-born party with a minority to vilify. But maybe this is all in...

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