Gayle Kennedy’s from the NSW Ngiyaampa Nation. Her poetry collection, Koori Girl Goes Shoppin’ was shortlisted in 2005 for the David Unaipon Award. Gayle won the award in 2006 with ‘Me, Antman & Fleabag and published by QUP in 2007. She’s published 11 children’s books with OUP and articles and poems in national & international publications.