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Samantha Faulkner

Samantha Faulkner

Samantha Faulkner is a Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal woman, from Badu and Moa Islands in the Torres Strait and the Yadhaigana and Wuthathi peoples of Cape York Peninsula, Queensland. Her poetry and short stories have been published nationally and internationally, and she is the proud author of Life Blong Ali Drummond: A Life in the Torres Strait (Aboriginal Studies Press, July 2007) and editor of Pamle: Torres Strait Islanders in Canberra (2018). She also is a member of the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Network, MARION (ACT Writers) and the treasurer of First Nations Australia Writers Network and Us Mob Writing Group. In 2023, she was the Torres Strait Islander curator for the Brisbane Writers Festival. 

Author photography by Brenton McGeachie.


Sunday 02 June, 11:30am

Queensland State Library, Cultural Precinct, Stanley Pl, South Brisbane QLD 4101

Friday 31 May, 1:00pm

State Library of Queensland, Cultural Precinct, Stanley Pl, South Brisbane QLD 4101

Saturday 25 May, 3:00pm

Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042

Sunday 19 May, 3:00pm

Muse, East Hotel, 69 Canberra Ave, Griffith ACT 2603, Australia

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