Kim Mahood

Kim Mahood is a writer and artist who grew up in Central Australia and
on Tanami Downs Station. She has worked closely with Aboriginal people
across Australia’s desert regions, maintains strong connections with
Warlpiri and Walmajarri people, and has extensive experience in cultural
and environmental mapping projects in the Tanami and Great Sandy
Desert, western New South Wales, the Top End, Perth, and Fremantle, and
the Great Victoria Desert. She is the author of two previous non-fiction
books: Craft for a Dry Lake (2000) and Position Doubtful (2016, and the co-editor of Desert Lake: art, science and stories from Paruku (2013). Her work has received numerous awards, and is published in literary, art, and current affairs journals.