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Graham Akhurst

Graham Akhurst is an Aboriginal writer and academic hailing from the Kokomini of Northern Queensland. He is a Lecturer of Indigenous Australian Studies and Creative Writing with the School of Communications at UTS.


Graham was the recipient of the W.G. Walker Fulbright Scholarship to support the completion of an MFA at Hunter College.


He also has an Honours degree in creative writing and an Mphil in creative writing from the University of Queensland.


His debut YA novel Borderland will be published in October, 2023 with UWAP. 

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