The First Nations Classics series ranges across genres, including memoir, novels, short stories and poetry. Showcasing a number of Unaipon Award winners, the series is inspired by the richness and cultural importance of First Nations writing, and the longstanding role UQP has had in publishing those works. It aims to bring new readers and renewed attention to some brilliant, timeless books that are as important, engaging and relevant today as they ever were on first publication.
This pack of eight First Nations Classics includes:
by Herb Wharton, introduced by Kev Carmody
Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence
by Nugi Garimara (Doris Pilkington), introduced by Tara June Winch
by Tony Birch, introduced by Larissa Behrendt
Heat and Light
by Ellen van Neerven, introduced by Alison Whittaker
Don't Take Your Love to Town
by Ruby Langford Gibini, introduced by Nardi Simpson
by Archie Weller, introduced by Ernie Dingo
by Jeanine Leane, introduced by Evelyn Araluen
by Graeme Dixon, introduced by Ali Cobby Eckermann
Readers can look forward to more First Nations Classics in 2024.