Jeanine Leane is a Wiradjuri writer, teacher and academic from southwest New South Wales. After a long teaching career, she completed a doctorate in Australian literature and Aboriginal representation and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Australian Centre for Indigenous History at the Australian National University.
Her first Volume of poetry, Dark Secrets After Dreaming: A.D. 1887-1961 (2010, Presspress) won the Scanlon Prize for Indigenous Poetry, 2010 and her first collection of stories, Purple Threads, won the David Unaipon Award for an unpublished Indigenous writer in 2010. Jeanine has published widely in the area of Aboriginal literature.
Fire Front: First Nations Poetry and Power Today
Tony Birch, Ali Cobby Eckermann, Alison Whittaker, Evelyn Araluen, N'arweet Carolyn Briggs, Charmaine Papertalk Green, Meleika Gesa-Fatafehi, Raelee Lancaster, Jeanine Leane, Natalie Harkin, Lorna Munro, Luke Patterson