10 minutes with Australian writer, Jeanine Leane

Jul 15, 2015, 03:34 PM

Jeanine is a Wiradjuri woman from New South Wales. She currently holds a post-doctoral fellowship at the Australian Centre for Indigenous History at the Australian National University. Jeanine’s research is focused on settler representations of Aboriginal Australians in literature. In 2010, Jeanine published her first book, the prizewinning volume of poetry 'Dark Secrets After Dreaming: AD 1887-1961'. Her first novel, 'Purple Threads' (2011), was shortlisted for the 2012 Commonwealth Book Prize.