Karen Wyld

Karen Wyld is a Martu author and freelance writer living on the southern coast in so-called Australia. Her Grandmother’s Country is on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert in the Pilbara region. She were awarded the Tangkanungku Pintyanthi Fellowship in 2022. Karen’s short stories have featured in anthologies, and non fiction work published in Indigenous X, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, Sydney Review of Books, and more. She has written two award-winning books: Where the Fruit Falls (novel, UWAP 2020) and Heroes, Rebels and Innovators: Inspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from history (non-fiction children’s book, Hachette 2021). Karen is working on her fourth book, completing a research-based Masters of Creative Arts, and co-curating an anthology of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature.