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Mykaela Saunders reads 'River Story', winner of the 2020 Jolley Prize

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ABR Online

Mykaela Saunders reads 'River Story', winner of the 2020 Jolley Prize

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ABR Online

In today's episode, listen to Mykaela Saunders read the entirety of her remarkable 'River Story', which won this year's ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize. Mykaela is a Koori writer, teacher, and community researcher. Of Dharug and Lebanese ancestry, she’s working-class and queer, and belongs to the Tweed Aboriginal community. Mykaela has worked in Aboriginal education since 2003, and her research explores trans-generational trauma and healing in her community.


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Music credit: 'Moonrise' and 'Negentropy' by Chad Crouch is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License.

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  • Beautiful...wiping tears of sorrow and joy
    Posted by Debbie
    20 August 2020