Lunchtime Talk: Bruce Pascoe

Award-winning author Bruce Pascoe (Bunurong, Yuin and Tasmanian) will discuss Aboriginal agriculture and the role of native grasses in the Aboriginal economy.

 
Bruce Pascoe is a Bunurong, Yuin and Tasmanian Aboriginal man, and an award-winning Australian writer, editor and anthologist. His books include Shark, Ruby-eyed Coucal, Ocean, Earth and Nightjar. Bruce has also written a number of non-fiction works, most recently Dark Emu, Convincing Ground, a Wathaurong language dictionary and The Little Red, Yellow, Black Book. Dark Emu has won a slew of awards, including Book of the Year and the Indigenous Writers’ Prize in the 2016 Premier’s Literary Awards, as well as 2014 Queensland Literary Awards.