Borderland by Graham Akhurst

Borderland by Graham Akhurst

A heart-pounding eco-horror gothic specfic by GRAHAM AKHURST, the brilliant mind behind BORDERLAND (UWA Publishing, October), a coming-of-age YA-fiction gem. Brace yourself for a fresh, mind-bending tale exploring Indigenous identity, the impact of colonization, and what happens when you take a stand.


Graham Akhurst is a Kokomini writer who grew up in Meanjin. He is a Lecturer of Australian Indigenous Studies and Creative Writing at UTS. Graham began his writing journey in a hospital bed in 2011. He read and started journaling between treatments for Endemic Burkett Lymphoma. As a Fulbright Scholar, Graham took his love for writing to New York City, where he studied for an MFA in Fiction at Hunter College. He is a board member for the First Nations Artists and Writers Network and Varuna. He lives with his wife on Gadigal Country in Sydney and enjoys walking Centennial Park with a good audiobook.  

Borderland is his first novel. Graham Akhurst is represented by Danielle Binks and the Jacinta di Mase Agency.



by Graham Akhurst

UWA Publishing

RRP: $22.99