Conference Convenors

AULLA President Dr Adelle Sefton-Rowston is a senior lecturer in Literary Studies at Charles Darwin University. She coordinates the Bachelor of Arts and is author of Polities and Poetics: race relations and reconciliation in Australian Literature (2021).

AULLA Treasurer Dr Raelke Grimmer is a lecturer in Creative Writing and Applied Linguistics at Charles Darwin University. She is a founding editor of Northern Territory literary journal Borderlands.

AULLA Vice President Paul Magee is author of the prose
ethnography, From Here to Tierra del Fuego (2000), and two
books of verse: Cube Root of Book (2006) and Stone Postcard (2014). He is Associate Professor in Poetry at the University of Canberra and his monograph Suddenness and the Composition of Poetic Thought is forthcoming from Rowman & Littlefield International in March 2022.

Thanks to everyone on the AULLA committee who has helped to create this year’s international conference for the first time in Darwin. We sincerely thank our sponsors: College of Indigenous Futures, Education and the Arts Dean, Professor Ruth Wallace; The NT Writers Centre; the NT Library and Archives; student volunteers, technical support, and all of AULLA’s members. This event is enriched by so many people’s contributions, and we appreciate you. For further information about the conference please email: