Episode 8: Mukky


Welcome to episode 8 of outLOUD where our incredibly special guest is Mukky, also known as John Mukky Burke. 

David Unaipon Award Winning writer Mukky is a Wiradjuri man who has studied and taught all around The Planet. 

He has also taught music and art in schools in New Zealand, Darwin and out in the outback of the Northern Territory.  

Mukky gained a degree in English and Philosophy and lectured at the Centre for Aboriginal Studies at Northern Territory University and Charles Sturt University and has been a guest editor of Northern Perspective and served as a Unaipon judge from 1998-2001.  

In addition to his volume of poetry and novel, Mukky has co-edited Ngara: living in this place now with Martin Langford and contributed to Dreaming Inside: Voices from Junee Correctional Centre where he was a tutor.  

Hope you enjoy our conversation, and we send a massive thank you to Mukky for sharing his story and knowledge with us all, and to the outLOUD team as well.