Born on November 25th 1950, Alexis Wright is a Waanyi woman from the highlands of the southern Gulf of Carpentaria and currently lives in Alice Springs. Her first novel, Plains of Promise, was short-listed for the Commonwealth Writers Prize, The Age Book of the Year award, and the New South Wales Premiers award. She has just completed her second novel, Carpentaria. She, with a number of other noteworthy writers like Luis Cardoso, Anita Heiss, and Phil McLaren, was invited to meet her French readership at the FILLM convention held last October in Noumea, New Caledonia.
"An Interview with Alexis Wright,"
2, Article 6.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/antipodes/vol18/iss2/6