Anita Heiss

Anita Heiss

"Novels are a great way of teaching and challenging audiences by hooking them through entertainment."

We are very fortunate at Booktopia to have interviewed Anita twice - read Anita's answers to our Ten Terrifying Questions - here and her answers to our Five Facetious Questions - here.

Dr Anita Heiss is an award-winning author of non-fiction, historical fiction, commercial women’s fiction, children’s novels and blogs. She is a proud member of the Wiradjuri Nation of central New South Wales, an Ambassador for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, the GO Foundation and Worawa Aboriginal College. Anita is a board member of University of Queensland Press and Circa Contemporary Circus, and is a Professor of Communications at the University of Queensland. As artist in residence at La Boite Theatre in 2020, Anita began adapting her novel
Tiddas (S&S, 2014) for the stage. Her novel Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms (S&S 2016) set in Cowra during World War II, was the 2020 University of Canberra Book of the Year. Anita enjoys eating chocolate, running and being a 'creative disruptor'.

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I'm the One That Know This Country - Jessie Lennon
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