Donna Gayford McLaren
Donna Gayford McLaren is an author, linguist and teacher. Donna teaches Gamilaraay language and language teaching methods at Eora College and Charles Sturt University. She also provides linguistic support to Awabakal and Dhanggati languages. Donna writes poetry, children’s books, short stories, plays and novels and runs a variety of community based creative writing workshops. She has developed language and literacy resources for use in schools and community programs and is currently completing her PhD in Aboriginal reclamation language pedagogies and practices. Donna is currently a teacher at Caves Beach Public School South in the Hunter region of NSW.