Selecting and teaching Indigenous literature in the English classroom
In 2018, Ali Cobby Eckermann gained a Civitella Ranieri Fellowship in Umbria Italy and received a Literature Fellowship Award from the Australia Council for the Arts. Ali was awarded the inaugural Windham-Campbell Prize for Poetry from Yale University in 2017. Ali presented at the WORD Festival in Christchurch New Zealand and an Australian Aesthetics Keynote at Berkeley in 2016.
Inside My Mother is her latest collection of poems. In 2014 Ali was the first Aboriginal Australian author to attend the International Writing Program in Iowa, USA. She also presented at the Jaipur Literature Festival in Rajasthan, India.