Authors and guests Mykaela Saunders

Mykaela Saunders is an award-winning Koori and Lebanese writer, teacher, community researcher and the editor of THIS ALL COME BACK NOW, the world’s first anthology of blackfella speculative fiction (UQP). Her writing has been widely published across forms and genres and she is a 2021 Next Chapter recipient.

Mykaela has won the Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize, the Oodgeroo Noonuccal Indigenous Poetry Prize, the National Indigenous Story Award, the Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Prize for Nonfiction and the University of Sydney’s Sister Alison Bush Graduate Medal for Indigenous research. 

Of Dharug descent, and working-class and queer, Mykaela belongs to the Tweed Goori community.

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