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There are a thousand ways to connect to country. Kimberley Stories is one of them. Once known, never forgotten, the Kimberley gets under your skin. Kimberley Stories tunes readers into one of Australia’s most intriguing and exotic regions via the work of talented authors and artists.
Interweaving fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, lyrics and artworks, the book is a must-have for anyone travelling north in mind, body or spirit.
Contributors include Kate Auty, Jimmy Chi (Bran Nue Dae), Lesley Corbett, Steve Hawke (Jandamarra), Pat Lowe, Kim Mahood, Donna Bing-Ying Mak, Marminjiya Joy Nuggett and Stephen Scourfield, along with newcomers Jacqueline Wright (T.A.G. Hungerford Award winner for Red Dirt Talking) and 13-year-old Luisa Mitchell, who lives and writes in Broome.
PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
‘For anyone in love with the Kimberley this … is a celebration of its art, culture and its lasting impression on those who visit.’ Australian Traveller Magazine
‘The Kimberley is a scarily beautiful place with an exotic blend of indigenous and non-indigenous personalities, and Toussaint does well to capture this diversity with a range of contributors that reflect fascinating links between where and how we live, and who we become as a result.’ Canberra Times
‘For readers who love the Kimberley, this book will feed your yearning to return.’ Farm Weekly
‘The Kimberley is without doubt one of the most incredible natural wonders that WA has to offer, and here anthropologist Sandy Toussaint has gathered diverse views and opinions of the unique region.’ Scoop Magazine