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Description - Dhuuluu-Yala - To Talk Straight by Anita M. Heiss

Dhuuluu-Yala is a Wiradjuri phrase meaning 'to talk straight' and this book is straight talk about publishing Indigenous literature in Australia. It also includes broader issues that writers need to consider: engaging with readers and reviewers.The book covers the period up to the mid-1900s, though some references are included up to 2000. The pioneering roles of Aboriginal writers who have gone before and created a space has allowed for the growth of an Indigenous publishing industry.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780855754440
ISBN-10: 0855754443
Format: Paperback / softback
(230mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Pages: 318
Imprint: Aboriginal Studies Press
Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Anita M. Heiss

Anita Heiss is a Wiradjuri writer who has published nonfiction, historical fiction, chicklit, poetry, and social commentary. She is a regular guest at writers' festivals and travels internationally performing her work and lecturing on Indigenous Studies.

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