Nardi Simpson

Nardi Simpson

Biography

Nardi Simpson is a Yuwaalaraay storyteller from New South Wales’ (NSW) northwest freshwater plains. As a member of Indigenous duo Stiff Gins, Nardi has travelled nationally and internationally for the past 22 years. She is also a founding member of Freshwater, an all-female vocal ensemble formed to revive the language and singing traditions of NSW river communities.

Nardi’s debut novel Song of the Crocodile won the 2017 Black&Write! Fellowship and the ALS Gold Medal and was longlisted for the 2021 Stella Prize and Miles Franklin Literary Award. Her second novel The Belburd is out in October. 

Nardi currently lives in Sydney and continues to be heavily involved in the teaching and sharing of culture in both her Sydney and Yuwaalaraay communities.

All sessions by Nardi Simpson

On Writing Lyrics

16 Jun 2024
10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Supper Room