Bundanon

Maria Takolander

Maria Takolander

Art Form: Writing

Residency Year: 2021

Lives / Works: Geelong, Victoria, Wadawurrung Country

Maria Takolander is an award-winning fiction writer and poet. Her latest poetry collection is Trigger Warning (UQP 2021), and her most recent book of fiction is The Double (and Other Stories) (Text 2013).

In residence 2021

During her residency, Takolander will be working towards the completion of a novel for Text Publishing. The novel, called Earth: A Love Story, is concerned with the climate crisis and the no-less-urgent issue of gendered violence.

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Bundanon acknowledges the Wodi Wodi and the Yuin, of the South Coast region, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

In Dharawal the word Bundanon means deep valley.

This website contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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