Brooke Scobie (she/they) lives on Darkinjung land as a queer First Nations single mum, writer, podcaster, business mentor, and dedicated artist manager. With over 15 years working in the community services sector and a half-decade within the arts, Brooke seamlessly marries their passion for creative expression with a profound understanding of the needs of community. They have been published widely as a poet and writer, clinching 2nd place in the 2020 Judith Wright Poetry Prize and nominated as a finalist in the 2023 David Unaipon Award. She is a fellow of the School for Social Entrepreneurs and holds diplomas in Creative & Indigenous Writing and Management, augmented by an Associate Degree in Applied Social Science. Outside they’re work with Creative Plus Business, Brooke is a pivotal force at Awesome Black, she helms the Creators Program, nurturing First Nations artists and crafting transformative arts partnerships. Her entrepreneurial spirit was evident when she founded and ran Kitty Demolition Beauty Services for over 5 years, expanding its reach from Sydney all the way to Cambodia. Through personal challenges and triumphs, Brooke Scobie’s work continues to resonate, leaving an indelible mark across multiple sectors.
Diplomas in Creative & Indigenous Writing and Management, Associate Degree in Applied Social Science
Biltong, speculative fiction, trashy reality TV and Astrology memes.
Colonialism, bigotry (of all kinds), oval-shaped spoons and coffee.