Judith Nangala Crispin is an award-winning poet, academic and visual
artist of Indigenous and mixed descent. She has published two
collections of poetry and her verse novel will be released this year.
She holds a Ph. D in music from the ANU and has completed a Doctor of
Arts in Poetry at the University of Sydney. Judith directed the
Kurdiji 1.0 Aboriginal suicide prevention project with Black Dog
Institute, and the direction of the Julfa Project at the Australian
Catholic University.

Judith’s recent prizes include the 2020 Blake Prize for Poetryand the
2023 Sunshine Coast Art Prize. Her work has been shortlisted for the
2024 Peter Porter Prize. Judith’s poem Voyage through the universe via
Katherine will be deposited on the Moon in 2024, by NASA’s Polaris
mission, as part of the Lunar Codex. She is represented by Grainger
Gallery, and is a member of Oculi Collective and FNAWN (First Nations
Australia Writing Network).

Judith Nangala Crispin