2024 Authors

Featuring major and emerging authors and noted thought leaders

Nardi Simpson

Nardi Simpson is a Yuwaalaraay writer, musician, composer and educator from North West NSW freshwater plains. A founding member of Indigenous folk duo Stiff Gins, Nardi has been performing nationally and internationally for over twenty years. Her award-winning debut novel, Song of the Crocodile was a 2018 winner of a black&write! writing fellowship.  

While working on her second novel, Nardi continues to perform with Stiff Gins, works with student ensembles and directs cross-cultural choir Barayagal at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. She is also currently undertaking a PhD with the ANU School of Music. 

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