Butcher Joe's multiple world Stephen Muecke

Stephen Muecke is Professor of Creative Writing in the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Flinders University, and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. His forthcoming books are Latour and the Humanities, edited with Rita Felski (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020) and The Children’s Country: Creation of a Goolarabooloo Future in North‑West Australia, co‑authored with Paddy Roe (Rowman and Littlefield International, 2020).

Kim Akerman, From the Bukarikara: The Lore of the Southwest Kimberley through the Art of Butcher Joe Nangan, was published in 2020 by UWA Publishing.

Cover is a detail from Butcher Joe Nangan, Babakuna's sleep disturbed by Nangku Rai, black pencil and watercolour on paper. Photo courtesy Acornphotos/UWA Publishing