Yvette Holt

Yvette Henry Holt heralds from the Bidjara, Yiman and Wakaman Nations of Queensland. A multi-award-winning poet, academic, editor, national facilitator of First Nations literature.

She holds a BA Business UTS and is currently completing a MA Education UTS. Yvette has lived and worked in the greater region of the Australian Central Deserts for some fourteen years and worked in fields of economical literacy, financial environmental modelling, sustainable employment market and participation, governance & analysis throughout Central Australia.

Her creative literary works have been published and translated in numerous journals, and anthologies nationally and internationally for more than two decades. Chairperson of the First Nations Writers Network FNAWN, First Nations Director to Cultural Protocol for AP Australian Poetry.  Since 2019 Yvette has been instrumental in lobbying and informing principle key stake holders on national consultation and strategic planning toward the path to a Poet Laureate Australia.