Author: Alexis Wright
My role as a novelist is to explore ideas and imagination, and hopefully that will inspire people from my world to continue dreaming and to believe in dreams.
It's a really important thing for Aboriginal people to remember how stories are told and the power of stories, and make it an important feature in our world again.
I've never seen myself as a spokesperson. I've always seen myself as a worker and am very grateful for the trust that my own people have given me over the years.