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In addition to writing fiction, I am a freelance writer.

I do book reviews by commission, online content, and have been published in Australian and international media.

Book Reviews for Books + Publishing:

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

Here is a sample of articles and opinion pieces I’ve had published:


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 

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

The Guardian

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

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

Al Jazeera

Australia’s monumental errors 8 September 2017

Association of Massage Therapist

 Cultural safety by massage therapist. 21 January 2018


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

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

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

Introduction for Just Justice Book – November 2016

Australian Spec Fic Snapshot 2014Karen Wyld