Scott, Kim

Australia

Kim Scott

Kim Scott is a two-time winner of the Miles Franklin Award for his novels Benang and That Deadman Dance, and a descendant of the Wirlomin Noongar people. He co-authored Kayang & Me with Hazel Brown, a senior elder of the Noongar people. Kim is also a member of the Wirlomin Noongar Language and Stories Project, designed to reclaim Wirlomin stories and dialect in support of the maintenance of Noongar language. The latest story in this series is Dwoort Baal Kaat.