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First Nations poet Evelyn Araluen wins the 2022 Stella Prize with a ‘wild ride’ skewering colonial mythologies

First Nations poet Evelyn Araluen has won the 10th annual Stella Prize with a debut poetry collection that confronts the cultural evasions of an unreconciled Australia with a tender fury.

Australian poetics is the target of Araluen’s dark satire in Dropbear.

  • Camilla Nelson
  • The Conversation

Her poetry deftly dismantles the literary mythos that conjures the Australian landscape as ghostly, haunted …

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