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Winner of MLA Award: “A History of Taiwan Literature” by Ye Shitao (translated by Christopher Lupke)

Congratulations to Professor Christopher Lupke (University of Alberta) for winning the MLA Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for a Translation of a Scholarly Study of Literature for his translation of A History of Taiwan Literature by Ye Shitao (Yeh Shih-tao 葉石濤)! The following is an excerpt from the introduction: Ye Shitao was born on November 1, 1925, in Tainan, Taiwan, the...

Cambria Press Publication Announcement: Krausism and the Spanish Avant-Garde

Cambria Press is excited to announce that Krausism and the Spanish Avant-Garde: The Impact of Philosophy on National Culture by Professor Christian Rubio will be released soon. See it hot off the presses at the Cambria Press booth at the #MLA17 annual convention. Mark P. Del Mastro, Chair and Professor of Hispanic Studies at the College of Charleston, praises the book because Christian Rubio...

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Interview Snippet with Doris Pilkington Garimara

  Interview Snippet from Cambria Press Publication Giving This Country a Memory (Chapter 7: Doris Pilkington Garimara ) Anne: Have you had feedback from overseas readers? Doris: Oh, look, they were fabulous, in all those places, about the film; particularly the Native American people. We had stories to exchange, and so on. Although Native American people were taken away, they were...

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Doris Pilkington Garimara

Doris Pilkington Garimara (1937–2014) was from the Martu people of the Western Desert. She published a trilogy, Caprice, A Stockman’s Daughter, Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence, and Under the Wintamarra Tree). Caprice won the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award and the David Unaipon Award. Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence was adapted as a film in 2002, The Rabbit Proof Fence, directed by Philip...

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Alf Taylor

Alf Taylor is a Yuat Nyoongar (who is also of Ngadu heritage). He is a prolific and versatile writer who has won several awards. Taylor has published two books of poetry, Singer Songwriter and Winds, and a collection of short fiction, Long Time Now (which has been translated into Spanish). A member of the Stolen Generations, Taylor has recently completed...

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Marie Munkara

Of Rembarranga, Tiwi, Macassan, and Chinese descent, Marie Munkara’s first book, Every Secret Thing, won the David Unaipon Award and the Northern Territory Book of the Year Award. She has also published another collection, A Most Peculiar Act, in addition to two children’s books, Rusty Brown and Rusty and Jojo. Excerpt from Cambria Press Publication Giving This Country a Memory (Chapter...

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Melissa Lucashenko

Melissa Lucashenko is a Murri woman of European (Ukrainian) and Yugambeh/Bundjalung (southeast Queensland) descent, with affiliations with the Arrente and Waanyi nations (in central Australia and the southern Gulf of Carpentaria region respectively). She has published three adult novels, the prize-winning Steam Pigs, as well as Hard Yards and Mullumbimby. Lucashenko has also published two young-adult novels, Killing Darcy and...

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Jeanine Leane

Jeanine Leane is a Wiradjuri woman from southwest New South Wales. She has published a book of poetry Dark Secrets (2010), which won the Scanlon Prize, and a book of stories, Purple Threads (2011), which won the David Unaipon Award. Excerpt from Cambria Press Publication Giving This Country a Memory (Chapter 3: Jeanine Leane) “The white settler home was a site...

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Romaine Moreton

Romaine Moreton is a member of the Goernpul Jagara people of Stradbroke Island, which is off the south coast of Queensland, and the Bunjalung people from the coastal area of southern Queensland and northern New South Wales. Her three books of poetry, The Callused Stick of Wanting, post me to the prime minister, and Poems from a Homeland, have attracted...

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Kim Scott

Kim Scott is one of Australia’s best-known indigenous writers and has published three novels, True Country, Benang, and That Deadman Dance. Excerpt from Cambria Press Publication: Giving This Country a Memory (Chapter 1: Kim Scott) “Scott’s work reminds non-indigenous audiences of their proximity to indigenous peoples and their complex relationship with Aboriginal sovereignty. Indeed, in his interview he challenged the primacy...

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