Nike Bourke

Nike is the award-winning author of the novels The Bone Flute and The True Green of Hope, as well as the children's picture book What The Sky Knows (illustrated by Stella Danalis). She was the winner of the QLD Premier's Literary Award, shortlisted for two Children's Book Council of Australia awards, and was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers Award. She has also won several short story awards. She has published widely - both nationally and internationally - as a short fiction writer, and as a reviewer and non-fiction writer, contributing articles to The Australian, Griffith Review and the Courier Mail. She has acted as a literary judge for the QLD Premier's Literary Awards, and The James Tiptree Award. She has a PhD from Griffith University and a strong background in academic research and writing.Nike has taught in English Literature, Cultural Studies, Cyberstudies and Creative Writing at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level. She has more than ten years experience teaching in the university sector.

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