Claire G. Coleman


Country: Australia

Claire G. Coleman is a Wirlomin Noongar woman whose ancestral Country is in South Coast Western Australia. Her novel Terra Nullius won a Black&Write! Fellowship and a Norma K Hemming Award, and has been shortlisted for The Stella Prize and an Aurealis Award. The Old Lie is her second novel.

Claire G. Coleman adalah wanita Wirlomin Noongar yang leluhurnya berasal dari Pesisir Selatan Australia Barat. Novelnya Terra Nullius memenangkan Black&Write! Fellowship dan Norma K Hemming Award, dan telah dinominasikan untuk Stella Prize dan Aurealis Award. The Old Lie adalah novel keduanya.

Appearing in

Main Program | Is All Contemporary Fiction Speculative Fiction?

Speculative fiction has lurked in the shadows of the literary scene for years while realism hogged the limelight. Now, as the natural and political spheres crumble around us, speculative fiction’s …


Festival Club | Claire G. Coleman: The Old Lie

Claire G. Coleman burst onto the scene with the incredibly clever Terra Nullius (no spoilers!) Her follow-up novel, The Old Lie, examines just what happens when we fail to learn …


Main Program | Word of Mouth

Oral storytelling traditions have never lost their grip on us. Whether it’s family history being passed on, breathing life into cultural wisdom, or for pure entertainment, there’s an intimacy and …


Live Music & Arts | [untitled]

Join host Maeve Marsden for an evening of tales from the margins, stories of pride, prejudice and finding community through a shared experience of difference. Maeve’s award-winning storytelling event sells …