In Arrernte it “sings its own name”, in English it's a willy wagtail. And it's one of the birds featuring in Therese Ryder's Ayeye Thipe-Akerte: Arrernte stories about birds, launched at the recent NT Writers Festival. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
Talking of story rather than writing opens up the possibilities of a genuine meeting of minds at the annual NT Writers’ Festival, to be held this year in Alice Springs. KIERAN FINNANE speaks with festival director Dani Powell (pictured).