Jared Thomas is a Nukunu person of the Southern Flinders Ranges and upper Spencer Gulf who was born and raised in Port Augusta. Jared has a Masters in English from Adelaide University. His first play ‘Flash Red Ford’ toured Uganda and Kenya in 1999 and his last work ‘Love Land and Money’ was featured during the 2002 Adelaide Fringe Festival. Jared is involved in various levels of film writing editing and production as well as being heavily involved in the Nukunu cultural heritage language and art projects.
It’s not a racial issue — or is it? ‘. . . rich in lively well-developed characters and strong female role models. . . tackles important and realistic issues with empathy good humour and a refreshing absence of political correctness.’ Ruth Starke Australian Book Review.