Melissa Lucashenko


Melissa Lucashenko is an acclaimed Aboriginal writer of Goorie and European heritage. Since 1997 Melissa has been widely published as an award-winning novelist, essayist, and short story writer. Her most recent novel, Too Much Lip, won the 2019 Miles Franklin Literary Award and the Queensland Premier's Award for a work of State Significance. It was also shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Fiction, the Stella Prize, two Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, two Queensland Literary Awards and a NSW Premier's Literary Award, and was longlisted in the Australian Book Industry Awards. Her recent work has appeared in The Moth: Fifty True Stories, Meanjin, Griffith Review, and The Saturday Paper. Melissa lives between Brisbane and the Bundjalung Nation.


Too Much Lip

Melissa Lucashenko


Too Much Lip Lib/E

Melissa Lucashenko