Southern Deadly Yarns returns featuring Stan Grant

Published on 14 May 2021

Renowned Aboriginal author and journalist, Stan Grant.

Onkaparinga’s award-winning Southern Deadly Yarns author talk series returns this month featuring Stan Grant along with other proper deadly First Nations authors.

The free online series, presented by Onkaparinga Libraries and Neporendi Aboriginal Forum Inc, will feature political experts, social media stars and fresh literary faces, examining topics including truth-telling, recognition and what makes a good yarn (the art of conversation).

Southern Deadly Yarns welcomes back one of the most celebrated Wiradjuri authors Dr. Anita Heiss on Wednesday 19 May in recognition of her new book, Bila Yarrudhanggalangdhuray (River of Dreams). Set in timeless Wiradjuri country, where the life-giving waters of the rivers can make or break dreams, this epic story of love, loss and belonging is based on devastating true events.

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