Maya Hodge is a Lardil and Yangkaal emerging writer and curator based on the lands of the Kulin Nation. Her practice is dedicated to disrupting colonial narratives and centering First Nations storytelling and autonomy. Maya’s writing and poetry have been published by Australian Poetry, Kill Your Darlings, Craft Victoria, Hardie Grant, Cordite Poetry Review, and Overland. In 2021, she was selected as a runner-up for the SBS Emerging Writers’ Competition and this year was shortlisted for the Oodgeroo Noonuccal Indigenous Poetry Prize.
Best of Australian Poems 2022
Judith Beveridge, Peter Boyle, Bonny Cassidy, Maya Hodge, Jeanine Leane, Scott-Patrick Mitchell, Ellen van Neerven, Harry Reid, Samah Sabawi, Panda Wong, Sista Zai Zanda
Victorian Poetry Month Gala 2023
Susie Anderson, Manisha Anjali, Emilie Zoey Baker, Andrea Goldsmith, Eloise Grills, Maya Hodge, Kevin Jared Hosein, Andy Jackson, Erik Jensen, Evelyn Ida Morris, Izzy Roberts-Orr, Jason Steger, Jessica Wilkinson