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Links to published work, including short stories, book reviews, web content and opinion pieces. I’ve been published in Australian and international media.

Fiction pieces:

For their Own Good – published in Meanjin Spring Issue

Press Releases and articles about my writing:

Writer in Residence for Writers SA September 2018

Inaugural recipient of the Hardcopy First Nations Scholarship May 2018

Five questions to indie author Karen Wyld for IndigenousX, 25 June 2015

Australian Spec Fic Snapshot 2014 – Karen Wyld

Book Reviews I have written:

Sydney Review of Books

Too Much Lip

Books + Publishing

Catching Teller Crow   and  Q&A with the authors
Welcome to Country
Growing Up Aboriginal
Black is the New White

Articles and opinion pieces:

See my Muck Rack page for a complete list


Saving lives is more important than playing colonial dress-ups 25 January 2019

How an attack on Colebrook House has strengthened its message 14 September 2018

Lib spill may unleash unholy trinity on Indigenous Affairs 27 August 2018

Meanjin debacle: erasing Aboriginal words in order to highlight white women’s  6 June 2018

Indigenous affairs is not click-bait  20 April 2018

What are the SA election candidates’ plan of action for Aboriginal people in transitional housing?   15 March 2018

Productivity Commissioner dispute shows government does not understand the definition of Indigenous people 28 February 2018

Indigenous X 

Debunking: It was hard for convicts, too 5 February 2019

Living in Hope Wins  22 November 2018

Remembering the Black Mist 19 September 2018

Sovereign People, Sovereign Stories: five books by First Nations writers 29 August 2018

Put away your ball, this is not a game 15 August 2018

Wild Women and Rebel Girls  12 July 2018

The Heroes of Gundagai 24 June 2018

If Ancestors Could Vote 13 June 2018

History Mysteries 3 June 2018

Sorry Day – What Still Needs To Be Said 26 May 2018

Aboriginal health services have been around since the 1970s and the sky still hasn’t fallen in  17 April 2018

What kind of morality do they want us to celebrate on That Day? 22 January 2018

Ongoing administrative issues afflict the Indigenous Advancement Strategy  31 August 2017

republished on Independent Australia as Not ‘Closing the Gap’: Nigel Scullion and Indigenous Funding Failure on 13 September 2017

Meanjin Online

Calling out a White Knight 13 September 2018

Calling All Settler Colonialists 15 January 2019


A Tribute To…The Worst Indigenous Affairs Minister Since The Last One 29 January 2019

The Ethics Centre

Change the date? Change the nation 25 January 2019

Guardian Australia

Many birds feature in our art and songlines…  29 November 2017

Al Jazeera

Australia’s monumental errors 8 September 2017

Association of Massage Therapist

 Cultural safety by massage therapist. 21 January 2018

Conference reporting via Croakey

Indigenous Allied Health Australia November 2017
pre-conference article
conference report day 1
conference report day 2
conference wrap up article

Australian Indigenous Doctors Australia – September 2017
pre-conference article 
conference report day 1
conference report day 2
conference wrap-up article

First Peoples Disability Network – May 2017
Preview for Living Our Way Conference
Living Our Way Conference

More for Croakey
Introduction for Just Justice Book – November 2016