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Kirsty Everett Books & Biography


Kirsty Everett is First Nations writer, a proud Darug woman currently residing on Dharawal country, who defied the odds and survived two bouts of cancer, aged nine and sixteen. She completed her HSC as well as a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in English and Aboriginal Studies. In 2006 Kirsty received an award for Outstanding Voluntary Service from NSW Governor Marie Bashir. She has been a motivational and educational speaker since the age of fourteen. Her public speaking was kickstarted by Professor Darcy O'Gorman Hughes (the founder of the Children's Cancer Institute of Australia) at UNSW. Kirsty continues to this day to be an Ambassador for Kids Cancer.

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