Jane Harrison is descended from the Muruwari people and is an award-winning playwright and author. Her first play Stolen has played across Australia and internationally, touring again in 2018. Rainbow’s End had a new production at the Darlinghurst Theatre in 2019.
It is currently on the NSW English curriculum and won the 2012 Drover Award. Her novel Becoming Kirrali Lewis won the 2014 Black&Write! Prize, and was shortlisted for the Prime Minster’s Literary Awards and the Victorian Premier’s Awards.
Jane is the 2019 Blak & Bright First Nations Literary Festival Director and believes strongly in the power of stories in strengthening cultural connections.