- "Art on the Run" by Kim Mahood in Kimberley Stories, edited by Sandy Toussaint
About the book:
There are a thousand ways to connect to country. Kimberley Stories is one of them. Once known, never forgotten, the Kimberley gets under your skin. Kimberley Stories tunes readers into one of Australia’s most intriguing and exotic regions via the work of talented authors and artists.
Interweaving fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, lyrics and artworks, the book is a must-have for anyone travelling north in mind, body or spirit.
Contributors include Kate Auty, Jimmy Chi (Bran Nue Dae), Lesley Corbett, Steve Hawke (Jandamarra), Pat Lowe, Kim Mahood, Donna Bing-Ying Mak, Marminjiya Joy Nuggett and Stephen Scourfield along with newcomers Jacqueline Wright (T.A.G. Hungerford award winner for Red Dirt Talking) and 13-year-old Luisa Mitchell who lives and writes in Broome. —From the Publisher.
About the editor:
Sandy Toussaint has worked extensively as an applied anthropologist, including as senior researcher for the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.
She lectures in legal and applied anthropology at The University of Western Australia. — From UWA Publishing.
Find a copy:
- Kimberley Stories can be found in our Australian Culture Collection on level four of the city campus, at 823.4 TOUS.
About Teaser Tuesdays:
Teaser Tuesday is a weekly book meme hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading! Everyone is welcome to play!
How it works:
1. Grab a book from your collection
2. Select 2 sentences that make an interesting teaser (avoid spoilers please! And yes, only one sentence this week. Only needed one!)
3. Post the sentences, along with author and book title in the comments of this post