Writer, Historian and PhD Candidate, Western Sydney University

Charlie Ward is a writer and historian, based in Darwin. He worked in the Gurindji communities of Kalkaringi and Daguragu between 2004 and 2006 and then as a researcher with the Stolen Generations' Link-up program in Alice Springs. Now an oral history interviewer with the National Library of Australia, as well as a PhD candidate at Western Sydney University, Charlie’s work has appeared in journals including Griffith Review, Meanjin and Southerly.

His first book, "A Handful of Sand: The Gurindji Struggle, After the Walk-off", was published in August 2016 by Monash University Publishing. Read more at http://www.publishing.monash.edu.au/books/hs-9781925377163.html


  • –present
    PhD Candidate, Western Sydney University