Dr Mykaela Saunders is a Koori/Goori and Lebanese writer and teacher, and the editor of This All Come Back Now, the world’s first anthology of Blackfella speculative fiction (UQP, 2022). Mykaela won the 2022 David Unaipon Award for her manuscript of spec fic stories Always Will Be: Stories of Goori Sovereignty from the Future(s) of the Tweed, forthcoming with UQP in 2023. Her novel Last Rites of Spring was also shortlisted for the Unaipon Award in 2020, and received a Next Chapter Fellowship in 2021. Mykaela has won prizes for short fiction, poetry, life writing and research, including the Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize and the Oodgeroo Noonuccal Indigenous Poetry Prize.
Emerging Writers’ Festival Program Launch: Good at Being Bad
Ana Maria Gomides, Mykaela Saunders, Cher Tan, Thabani Tshuma, Greer Clemens, Ruby-Rose Pivet-Marsh
This All Come Back Now: First Nations Speculative Fiction
Evelyn Araluen, Jack Latimore, John Morrissey, Mykaela Saunders