Melissa Lucashenko is a Goorie writer whose work celebrates Aboriginal people and others living around the margins of the First World. Her latest novel, Too Much Lip, won the Miles Franklin Literary Award and the Queensland Premier’s Award for a work of State Significance. Her novel Mullumbimby was longlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award and Stella Prize, shortlisted for the Kibble Literary Award, and won the Queensland Literary Award for Fiction and the Victorian Premier’s Award for Indigenous Writing.
Melissa is also a Walkley Award winner for her non-fiction, and a founding member of Sisters Inside, an organisation which supports criminalised women in Queensland.
McSweeney's 41: Australian Aboriginal Fiction Edition
Chris Flynn, Tony Birch, Melissa Lucashenko, Ellen van Neerven, Jordan Bass
The Morning After - The Shadow King
Simon Abrahams, Shane Maloney, Alison Croggon, Melissa Lucashenko
The Morning After - Minsk, 2011: A Reply to Kathy Acker
Michael Williams, Cameron Woodhead, Amanda Lohrey, Melissa Lucashenko