Claire G. Coleman is a Noongar woman whose ancestral country is in the South Coast of Western Australia. She writes fiction, essays, poetry and art criticism while either living in Naarm (Melbourne) or on the road. Her debut speculative fiction novel ‘Terra Nullius’, written while travelling in a caravan, won a Black&Write! Fellowship and a Norma K Hemming award. Her second book ‘The Old Lie’, was published in 2019, and her first non-fiction book ‘Lies, Damned Lies’ was released in September 2021.