Portrait of Ambelin Kwaymullina

Ambelin Kwaymullina

Ambelin Kwaymullina is an Aboriginal writer, illustrator and law academic who comes from the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. She is the author/illustrator of numerous picture books, a YA dystopian series, The Tribe and a forthcoming YA novel (with Ezekiel Kwaymullina), Catching Teller Crow. Her books have received critical acclaim both in Australia and overseas and have been published in South Korea, China and the United States. Along with Rebecca Lim she is the co-founder of Voices from the Intersection, a volunteer initiative that seeks to create opportunities for diverse Australian writers and illustrators.