#LoveOzLit: Clare Atkins, author of Nona and Me

Clare Atkins writing tips


Nona and Me is a delicate, beautiful tale of Rosie and Nona and Rosie’s coming of age. The book came about when she moved to Arnhem Land and saw the differences in the Aboriginal community of Yirrkala and the nearby mining town of Nhulunbuy. To be true to both communities, writing this book involved a lot of interviewing of locals there… so, you can see she knows what she’s talking about above.

And, here’s my interview with her about Nona and Me.

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