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MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

September 11 - 17

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Ali Cobby Eckermann

Ali Cobby Eckerman is an South Australian Aboriginal visual artist and poet. Her works include Little Bit Long Time, the award-winning 2015 collection Inside My Mother, Too Afraid to Cry, which was awarded a Tangkanungku Pintyanthi Fellowship, and the verse novel Ruby Moonlight, which was named the New South Wales Book of the Year and also won the Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry. Eckermann is also the founder of Australia’s first Aboriginal writers retreat, and has edited a special issue of the journal Southerly on Aboriginal writing.

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