Ali Cobby Eckermann
Ali Cobby Eckermann is the first Aboriginal Australian writer to attend the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa in 2014. Her verse novel Ruby Moonlight was published in the USA in 2015 and a collection of poems translated and published in Kolkata, India. She returned home and launched her seventh book Inside My Mother in Alice Springs. Ali also dabbles in visual arts, her wire sculptures were exhibited during the recent Tarnanthi festival in Adelaide.