Samantha Faulkner

Samantha Faulkner is a Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal woman. She is the editor of Pamle: Torres Strait Islanders in Canberra, 2018 and author of Life Blong Ali Drummond: A Life in the Torres Strait, (Aboriginal Studies Press 2007). She has poetry and prose published locally, nationally and internationally. She is the Chairperson, Us Mob Writers Group, Canberra and a Director of First Nations Australia Writers Network.


He was tall for his age Or so she thought Blue eyes in the shape of almonds Rare but seen before Brown skin not black Not white either Curly hair, soft to touch All dark with shades of sun Confident …

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