Brenda Saunders is a Wiradjuri writer and artist living in Sydney. She is an active member of FNAWN (First Nations Aboriginal Writers Network and is a mentor for Black Cockatoo, the Emerging Indigenous Poets site at Verity La. Brenda has written three poetry books and her recent collection, ‘Inland Sea’, is ready for a publisher. Her poems and reviews appear in anthologies and journals, including Australian Poetry Journal, Overland, Southerly, Westerly and Plumwood Mountain. She has won several awards includingthe 2014 Scanlon Book Prize (Australian Poetry), the 2018 Oodgeroo Noonuccal Prize (Queensland Poetry) and the Joanne Burns Award for Prose Poetry (Spineless Wonders). 


Brenda Saunders 'Blak-out'