Alexis Wright

Alexis Wright

Alexis Wright’s novels include Carpentaria (2006), which won five national literary awards in 2007, including the ASAL Gold Medal and the Miles Franklin Award.

Alexis Wright reviews 'Snake Cradle: Autobiography of a black woman' by Roberta Sykes

November 1997, no. 196 01 November 1997
Alexis Wright reviews 'Snake Cradle: Autobiography of a black woman' by Roberta Sykes
Snake Cradle: Autobiography of a black woman is the first published volume of a three-part life story from Australia’s renowned black rights activist Dr Roberta Sykes. In Snake Cradle, Sykes chronicles the first seventeen years of her life in Queensland and gives us a generously open story in her legendary powerful and thought-provoking style. After thirty years of activism, Sykes has become so ... (read more)