Berry Writers Festival - 25 - 27 October 2024Berry Writers Festival 2024 - 25-27 October 2024
Because words matter

Kim Scott

Kim Scott is the multi-award winning novelist and author of Benang, That Deadman Dance and Taboo. Proud to be one among those who call themselves Noongar, Kim is founder of the Wirlomin Noongar Language and Stories Project, and is Professor of Writing in the School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts at Curtin University. Kim has won the Miles Franklin Award twice. First in 1999, for Benang and again in 2011, for That Deadman Dance, which won a host of awards including the 2011 Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book in South East Asia and the Pacific.


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The Berry Writers Festival acknowledges the Dharawal and Dhurga language-speaking groups who are traditional owners of this area. We acknowledge their customs and culture, which have nourished, and continue to nourish, this land. And we extend our respects to Elders, past, present, and future.

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Berry Writers Festival Partner: BundanonDymocks books & giftsSouth Coast Property StylingBerry Writers Festival Partner: South Coast Writers Centre