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Anita Heiss

Anita Heiss is the author of non-fiction, historical fiction, commercial women’s fiction, poetry, social commentary and travel articles. Anita has won four Deadly Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Literature, for her novels including Manhattan Dreaming and Paris Dreaming and for the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature. Anita is an Indigenous Literacy Day Ambassador and a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation of central New South Wales. She was a finalist in both the 2012 Human Rights Awards and the 2013 Australian of the Year Awards (Local Hero). Her latest novel is Tiddas (Simon & Schuster).

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